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a123
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Can you explain this with steps? (problem coming in the equation editor)
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a123 Group Title
Can you explain this with steps? (problem coming in the equation editor)
 3 years ago
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\[2x/(x+3) + 5/x  4 = 18/x(x+3)\]
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
multiply both sides by x+3 and also x to get rid of the denominators
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a123 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i did that and it didn't work. can you do it out in steps then?
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[x(x+3)\frac{2x}{x+3}+x(x+3)\frac{5}{x}4x(x+3)=x(x+3)\frac{18}{x(x+3)}\]
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[x(2x)+(x+3)(5)4x(x+3)=18\]
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a123 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
THANK YOU. How do you do fractions in the equation editor??? :o)
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
distribute and combine like terms put in the form ax^2+bx+c=0 and use the quadratic formula
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
frac{x(x+3)}{16}
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