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  • 3 years ago

Solve for x (completely). Give Exact answers if possible. Otherwise, give a good approximation (to at least 4 decimal places). Show all necessary steps. 1. ((x-1)(x+6))/(x+2) = 12 2. ((x/3)+(1/(x-2))) = 2

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  1. Denebel
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1346889626573:dw| Factor that and set equal to zero.

  2. beth12345
    • 3 years ago
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    (x-10)(x+3)=0 ?

  3. Denebel
    • 3 years ago
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    Yes so the values for x when x-10=0 and x+3=0 is...? |dw:1346889836392:dw|

  4. Denebel
    • 3 years ago
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    *in case you can't see the full picture it says multiply everything by LCM (which is 3(x-3))

  5. beth12345
    • 3 years ago
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    ok, and for the first one, is there no possible answer?

  6. Denebel
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1346890243083:dw| as both will allow the function to equal 0

  7. beth12345
    • 3 years ago
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    oh, ok i get it

  8. beth12345
    • 3 years ago
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    and is the second ones answer 3?

  9. Denebel
    • 3 years ago
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    Yes

  10. beth12345
    • 3 years ago
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    ok thanks :)

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