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anonymous
 one year ago
Classify the solutions of 3 over x plus 5, plus one fifth, equals 2 over x plus 5 as extraneous or nonextraneous.
anonymous
 one year ago
Classify the solutions of 3 over x plus 5, plus one fifth, equals 2 over x plus 5 as extraneous or nonextraneous.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Algorithmic @ganeshie8 @CaptainLlama49

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is the answer extraneous?

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I have typed this twice and lost it both times. I will try one more time.

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{3}{x+5}+\frac{1}{5}=\frac{2}{x+5}\]

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Common denominator is 5(x+5). Multiply each term by that.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so you get 15/5(x+5)+x+5/5(x+5)=10/5(x+5)

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[5(x+5)(\frac{3}{x+5})+5(x+5)(\frac{1}{5})=5(x+5)(\frac{3}{x+5})\]

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Cancel all the denominators.

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The 3 on the right side is supposed to be a 2

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Now. Is that extraneous or not? Does it cause any denominator to be 0? Does it make the original equation true?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I don't know. When i plugged it in, that's the equation I got above,

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{3}{5}+\frac{1}{5}=\frac{2}{5}\]

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Is any denominator equal to 0 ?

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Then it is a perfectly fine solution and is not extraneous.

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1An extraneous solution is a number that appears to be a solution but doesn't hold up to scrutiny because it either doesn't check or causes a denominator to be 0.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Solve for x: 2 over 5 plus 3 over 5 x equals quantity x plus 5 over 10.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay! I understand now:)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0For this one, I got x=3,2

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{2}{5}+\frac{3}{5x}=\frac{x+5}{10}\]

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[10x(\frac{2}{5})+10x(\frac{3}{5x})=10x(\frac{x+5}{10})\]

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{2}{5}+\frac{3}{5(3)}=\frac{3+5}{10}\]

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{2}{5}\frac{3}{15}=\frac{2}{10}\]

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{2}{5}\frac{1}{5}=\frac{1}{5}\]

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That seems to check. Try 2. See if it checks.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay, that makes sense!! :D

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Classify the solutions of 1 over x plus 4, plus one half, equals 1 over x plus 4 as extraneous or nonextraneous.

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{1}{x+4}+\frac{1}{2}=\frac{1}{x+4}\]

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1And 4 causes the denominator to be 0 so it is extraneous.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Solve for x: 1 over 2 plus 4 over 2 x equals quantity x plus 4 over 10.

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Me too. Did you check them?
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