# RATL 3 | Lesson 1 | Explore 2

Try This:

Evaluate the following expression for $$x=0$$, 3, and 5. Record your answers for each value.

$$\dfrac{x^2-10x+16}{x^2-16}\div\dfrac{x^2-9x+8}{x^2-5x+4}$$

Next, simplify the expressions and divide. Once you get a quotient, evaluate the following expressions for $$x=0$$, 3, and 5.

What did you notice? How can you apply this information?