# Simplify (x+8)/(x^2-2x-80)

Factor using the AC method.
Consider the form . Find a pair of integers whose product is and whose sum is . In this case, whose product is and whose sum is .
Write the factored form using these integers.
Cancel the common factor of .
Cancel the common factor.
Rewrite the expression.
Simplify (x+8)/(x^2-2x-80)