Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 7 - Section 7.5 - Solving Equations Containing Rational Expressions - Exercise Set: 56

Answer

Reciprocal of (x+1) $\rightarrow$ $\frac{1}{x + 1}$

Work Step by Step

When a given number/expression is multiplied by its reciprocal, the result will always be = 1. eg. Reciprocal of 2 is $\frac{1}{2}$ and 2($ \frac{1}{2}$) = 1.
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