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ridgeboy36

  • 3 years ago

What is the solution to the rational equation (3)/(x+3)=(2)/(x-2)? Can anyone solve this problem? Any Help would be greatly appreciated!!

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  1. anonymous
    • 3 years ago
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    start by "cross multiplying" to get \[3(x-2)=2(x+3)\] and solve that one the usual way distribute first

  2. ridgeboy36
    • 3 years ago
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    Okay i got 3x-6=2x+6 @satellite73

  3. anonymous
    • 3 years ago
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    yes

  4. ridgeboy36
    • 3 years ago
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    okayy

  5. anonymous
    • 3 years ago
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    subtract \(2x\) from both sides , add \(6\) to both sides and you will be done

  6. ridgeboy36
    • 3 years ago
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    is it x=0 @satellite73

  7. ridgeboy36
    • 3 years ago
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    oh its x=12 duh @satellite73

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