Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 7 - Section 7.5 - Solving Equations Containing Rational Expressions - Exercise Set: 10

Answer

b = 10

Work Step by Step

$\frac{b}{5}$=$\frac{b+2}{6}$ 30$\frac{b}{5}$=30$\frac{b+2}{6}$ 6b=5(b+2) 6b=5b+10 6b-6b=5b-6b+10 0=-b+10 b=10 The solution is 10 Check b=10 $\frac{b}{5}$=$\frac{b+2}{6}$ $\frac{10}{5}$=$\frac{10+2}{6}$ 2=$\frac{12}{6}$ 2=2
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