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lasttccaseyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
This is it:\[a^2x+(a2)=(a+2)x\]Not sure where to start..
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lasttccaseyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I have the answer but I don't know how to get it:\[x=\frac{1}{a+1}\]
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math456Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[a ^{2}x+a2=ax+2x\] multiply them first then put all the a's to one side..
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lasttccaseyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Well I shouldn't say not sure where to start I guess.. I got: \[a(ax−x+1)=x(x+2)\]This is where I'm actually stuck at.
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math456Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
how about if we do.. \[a ^{2}x+a2=ax+2x\]
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math456Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[a ^{2}xaax=2x+2\] \[a ^{2}xax2x=2a\] \[x(a ^{2}a2)=2a\]
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math456Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
x=2a/a^2a2 > factor the denominator a^2a2 x=  (2+a)/(a+1)(a2) x=1/(a+1)
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lasttccaseyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yea I had just tried that way before asking on here and didn't think about factoring the a^2a2 so thats where I stopped and tried a different way. Thanks though
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