# SOLUTION: x^2-5x+4/x-1 can someone please show me how to simplify this problem?

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 Question 91860This question is from textbook : x^2-5x+4/x-1 can someone please show me how to simplify this problem?This question is from textbook Found 2 solutions by mathispowerful, homeworkhelpanytime:Answer by mathispowerful(115)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!simplify first factor the numerator, we get now cancel the common factor (x-1), answer is x - 4 Answer by homeworkhelpanytime(21)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!(x^2-5x+4)/x-1 To simplify this we will get factors of x^2-5x+4 which are as follows- x^2-5x+4 =(x-4)(x-1) so it can be written as [(x-4)(x-1)]/(x-1) answer will be (x-4)