ridgeboy36
What is the solution to the rational equation (3)/(x+3)=(2)/(x2)? Can anyone solve this problem? Any Help would be greatly appreciated!!



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anonymous
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start by "cross multiplying" to get
\[3(x2)=2(x+3)\] and solve that one the usual way
distribute first

ridgeboy36
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Okay i got 3x6=2x+6 @satellite73

anonymous
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yes

ridgeboy36
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okayy

anonymous
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subtract \(2x\) from both sides ,
add \(6\) to both sides and you will be done

ridgeboy36
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is it x=0 @satellite73

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oh its x=12 duh @satellite73