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    5/a^2-9a+8 - 3/a^2-6a-16

    Perform the indicated operation. Express final answer in reduced form.
    This problem is in fraction form. 5 over a squared minus nine a plus eight. MINUS three OVER a squared ninus six a ninus sixteen.

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    5/(a^2-9a+8) - 3/(a^2-6a-16)
    <br>= 5/( a-8)(a-1)- 3/(a-8)(a +2)( ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution performs the indicated operation, and expresses the final answer in reduced form.