Simplify (y^2-64)/(8-y)

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Simplify the numerator.
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Rewrite as .
Since both terms are perfect squares, factor using the difference of squares formula, where and .
Simplify terms.
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Cancel the common factor of and .
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Factor out of .
Rewrite as .
Factor out of .
Reorder terms.
Cancel the common factor.
Divide by .
Simplify by multiplying through.
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Apply the distributive property.
Simplify the expression.
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Move to the left of .
Multiply by .
Rewrite as .
Simplify (y^2-64)/(8-y)

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