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  • one year ago

Need Help In solving the rational equation -1over x-3 = 2x over x-3 you find that the solutions are -1/2 and 3. However, 3 is an extraneous solution. Why? A. There can only be one solution. B. The denominators can't be zero. C. The rational expressions will be zero. D. There was an error in the calculations

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  1. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    replace the x's in the equation by 3 what do you get?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    The denominators can't be zero.

  3. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    right

  4. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    B is the correct option.

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