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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

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Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071
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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

Solutions

Chapter 1.5, Problem 22E
To determine

Solve the equations.

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 22E

  x=117

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

  2xx2+x+14=6x

Formula used:

Transposition of terms

Calculation:

  2xx2+x+14=6x2x1x2+x+146x1=0

Taking LCM of 1,2,4 in LHS

LCM of 1,2,3=8

  8(2x)4x+2(x+1)8(6x)8=016x4x+2x+248x8=034x+2=034x=(2)

  x=234x=117

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