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Asked Nov 3, 2019

the sum of a number and 12 times its reciporcal is 8. find the number(s). 

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Step 1

Given:

Sum of a number and 12 times its reciprocal is 8.

Step 2

Calculation:

 

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1
Let x be a number and its reciprocal is
x
From the given information,
***g92
x+12
12
x
x2 12
x
x212 8x
x2-8x+12 0
CO
CO
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1 Let x be a number and its reciprocal is x From the given information, ***g92 x+12 12 x x2 12 x x212 8x x2-8x+12 0 CO CO

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