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anonymous
 5 years ago
Solve for x: 4x divided by x3 = 2 + 12 divided by x3 ...?
anonymous
 5 years ago
Solve for x: 4x divided by x3 = 2 + 12 divided by x3 ...?

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watchmath
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is that correct that the numerator of the right side is 2+12? or is that 2x+12 ?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes it's correct. but the 2 is not part of the numerator..just the 12

watchmath
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So is it like this? \(\frac{4x}{x3}=2+\frac{12}{x3}\)

watchmath
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok, multiply the equation by \(x3\) we get \(4x=2(x3)+12\) \(4x=2x6+12\) \(2x=6\) \(x=3\) But if we plug in back \(x=3\) to the original equation we are in trouble because we divide by zero. So the equation has no solution!.
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