# How do you simplify #(m-2)/(m-5)*(m+5)/(m-2)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 25, 2015

You cancel out the terms common to the nominator and to the denominator.

#### Explanation:

Notice that you initial expression has *numerator* of the first fraction and as the *denominator* of the second fraction.

This means that you can cancel out this term to get

And that is how your simplified expression looks like.