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anonymous
  • anonymous
Solve 5 over x plus 8 equals 3 over x for x and determine if the solution is extraneous or not. x = 12, non-extraneous x = 12, extraneous x = -12, non-extraneous x = -12, non-extraneous
anonymous
  • anonymous
i think x = 12 but idk if its extraneous or not
anonymous
  • anonymous
@timo86m

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Nnesha
  • Nnesha
substitute x value into original question to check if it's an extraneous or not if both sides are equal then nope if both sides are not equal then yes it's an extraneous
anonymous
  • anonymous
can u write it down ?
anonymous
  • anonymous
okay @Nnesha and yeah give me a sec @timo86m
anonymous
  • anonymous
\[\frac{ 5 }{ x + 8 } = \frac{ 3 }{ x }\]
anonymous
  • anonymous
okay now im gonna plug it in
anonymous
  • anonymous
and yes they equal each other
anonymous
  • anonymous
so the answer is x = 12 not extraneous
Nnesha
  • Nnesha
yes right
anonymous
  • anonymous
cross multiply
anonymous
  • anonymous
i have a few more if you don't mind helping with?
anonymous
  • anonymous
cross multiply what?
anonymous
  • anonymous
oh its a technique Like this |dw:1433548332138:dw|
anonymous
  • anonymous
yours would be |dw:1433548411553:dw|
anonymous
  • anonymous
their equal
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes
anonymous
  • anonymous
okay thnx can you help me with another one its similar

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