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SugarRainbow

  • 3 years ago

4/x+x=5 solving rational equations help!

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  1. winterfez
    • 3 years ago
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    multiply everything by x to get rid of x in teh denominator

  2. SugarRainbow
    • 3 years ago
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    okay

  3. SugarRainbow
    • 3 years ago
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    okay so do i then get 4x+x^2=5x?

  4. winterfez
    • 3 years ago
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    what do you get?

  5. winterfez
    • 3 years ago
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    k move 5x to the right hand ---> it will become -5x\[x^2-5x+4=0\]

  6. winterfez
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1355128250695:dw|

  7. SugarRainbow
    • 3 years ago
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    wait why +4 and not 4x?

  8. winterfez
    • 3 years ago
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    factor out \[x^2-5x+4\] \[(x-4)(x-1)\] \[x=4,1\]

  9. SugarRainbow
    • 3 years ago
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    oh! okay thanks so much!

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