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anonymous
 one year ago
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anonymous
 one year ago
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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@mathmate Hello. This one is tough one for me! PLease help

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02 solutions... x = 3 and x = 2... do u need a detailed explanation as before?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh yes please! If anyone who have different idea please let me know

mathmate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Find common denominator, subtract, and cross multiply to give the quadratic equation x^25x+6=0, or (x3)(x3)=0. However, check the two solutions x=2 or x=3 by substituting into the original equation. \(One\) of them gives a zero for denominator, hence is not a solution.

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes  the one that is not a solution is called extraneous.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@mathmate @welshfella

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0only 3 is a solution... I was wrong; a bit!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So, can you tell me which one is correct? @welshfella @mathmate

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now plugging 2 into the original equation leads to infinity  infinity; which is absurd. but 3 gives a correct solution. check for it in the same way as for 2

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0there's an error in your last line multiplying through by (x2)(x+2) gives (x2)(x+2) on right hand side

mathmate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2@KittyT You have to do some work too! lol Read through my response and do some checking, and you will find your answer AND also understand why. OR read the last posts of @wrik003 to find the answer! Good luck!

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it should be 5(x + 2)  20 = x^2  4

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got 2 solutions....

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0u are stating something as exact as mine @welshfella. the only difference being that u have crossmultiplied x^2 4 with 1! Hope u get it!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@KittyT check my 2nd last post & u shall find the answer

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think there's one solution which is x=3

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes... whose else's workout could it be? my local time right now is 23:42! how do u suppose I'll get external; help?!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes... my workout is correct... as verified my @mathmate.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So my final answer is 1 solution only!
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