Determine whether the value is a solution of the equation.

Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

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

Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

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

Solutions

Chapter 1.5, Problem 9E

a.

To determine

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 9E

Yes, the given value is the solution of given equation.

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

1x1x4=1x=2

Formula used:

Putting value of x in equation.

1x1x4=112124=112+12=11=1

So, the given value is the solution of given equation.

b.

To determine

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 9E

No, the given value is not the solution of given equation.

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

1x1x4=1x=4

Formula used:

Putting value of x in equation.

1x1x4=114144=11410=11

So, the given value is not the solution of given equation.

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