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anonymous
 5 years ago
[1/1+6] + [3/x+4] = 2 / x^2+10x+24
anonymous
 5 years ago
[1/1+6] + [3/x+4] = 2 / x^2+10x+24

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0kathy, something is missing, is it [1/1+6x]?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Again find what are the denominator for each of the fractions.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0on the left hand side, you have x+6 and x+4. What do you have on the right side?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x^2+ 10 + 24 = (x+6)(x+4)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but how do i put the other together to make the same

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0great kathy. So we only have z+6 and z+4 in the denominator. On the right side, we don't have to do anything. For the left side, make each fractions to have (x+6)(x+4) as denominator. Then compare the numerator

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oops...typo..x+6 and x+4

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0[1/x+6] + [3/x+4] = 2 / x^2+10x+24 [(x+4)/(x+6)(x+4)] + [3(x+6)/(x+4)(x+6)] = 2 /(x+6)(x+4)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hmmm i dont get it, we dont have to make the left side denominator the same as the right ?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh i see, but what do i do after?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0compare the numerator, because now you already have the denominator to be the same. The idea is just the same when we deal with number. I hope the following illustration with numbers can help you: 1/2 + 1/4 = y/24 12/24 + 6/24 = y/24 > 12 + 6 = y

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh so now i just add : x+4 +3(x+6) = 2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yup, you are right kathy. well done!

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0[x+4 +3(x+6)]/(x+6)(x+4) = 2/(x+6)(x+4) by comparing the numerator, you get x+4 +3(x+6) = 2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no need the / (x+6)(x+4)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but what happens to the denominator

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I wont say cancel out, I would rather say for the left and right to be equal and since the denominators are same, then the numerator must be the same

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0[x+4 +3(x+6)]/(x+6)(x+4) = 2/(x+6)(x+4) by comparing the numerator, you get x+4 +3(x+6) = 2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0which equals to : 4x + 22 = 2 4x = 20 x=5

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.04x + 22 = 2 4x = 24 x = 6

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0my mistake. so after that what would happen to the denominator so we can find x

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well, the original equation is [1/x+6] + [3/x+4] = 2 / x^2+10x+24 from this we know that our solution x cannot be 6 or 4. So as a conclusion, i will say there is no solution for this problem, even though we solve to get x = 6

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Does it make sense to you?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0true, so it has no answer ?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ya, there is no answer for this problem

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01/2t + 6/t =1 1/2t + 12/2t =13/2t 13/2t = 1 divide both by 2 to leave x alone & its 13/2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just doube checking this other problem
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