using sum and product method you can simplify the top as:
x^2-4x-5 = (x-5)(x+1) and x^2-5x+4 = (x-4)(x-1)
the x-4 and the x+1 cancel each other out and you will be left with
multiply both the numerator and the denominator by any same number to get an equivalent fraction.
x2 would equal 2/6
x3 would equal 3/9
x4 would equal 4/12
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