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the sum of a number and twice its reciprocal is33/4. Find the number

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  1. anonymous
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    \[x + 2*x^-1 = 33/4\]

  2. anonymous
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    If you want it all to be in the power type ^{-1}

  3. anonymous
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    that should be x + 2* x^(-1) = 33/4

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    OR write: \[x + \frac{2}{x} = \frac{33}{4} \] \[\iff \frac{x^2 + 2}{x} = \frac{33}{4} \]

  5. anonymous
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    how do you do the fractions? i've been trying to do it but i cant

  6. anonymous
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    \frac{a}{b} gives \[ \frac{a}{b} \]

  7. anonymous
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    And the if anf only if implication is \iff ... if anyone cares :(

  8. anonymous
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    \frac{2}{3}

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    It has to be in the equation editor

  10. anonymous
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    ehhh\[\frac{2}{2}\] ahhhhhh thanks :D \[\iff\] kewlll thanks a lot

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