2.

 

 

Since we are subtracting fractions, we need common denominators. Factor both denominators.

 

 

They both have a factor of 2x - 5. Fill in the missing factors.

 

 

Now that we have common denominators, we can subtract the tops. That means, first, remove parentheses.

 

 

Combine like terms

 

 

The top factors,

 

 

and it simplifies to