# How do you factor #(x^2-14x+49)/(x^2-2x-35)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 30, 2016

#### Explanation:

The numerator is a squared bynomial:

the denominator is similar to a trynomial of the type

where you can find two numbers whose sum is s and whose product is p, in this case the numbers are -7 and 5 because

-7+5=-2 and -7*5=-35

so

now you can rewrite the fraction: