L latresa31s Junior Member Joined Sep 4, 2005 Messages 135 Oct 6, 2005 #1 3x^2 - 13 + 14 16 - x^2 (x - 2)(3x - 7) (2 - x)(8 - x ) (3x - 7) (8 - x) I tried!!!!!

stapel Super Moderator Staff member Joined Feb 4, 2004 Messages 15,943 Oct 6, 2005 #2 Check your denominator: (2 - x)(8 - x) = 16 - 10x + x<sup>2</sup>, not 16 - x<sup>2</sup>. (Hint: Difference of squares.) Eliz.

Check your denominator: (2 - x)(8 - x) = 16 - 10x + x<sup>2</sup>, not 16 - x<sup>2</sup>. (Hint: Difference of squares.) Eliz.