College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter P, Prerequisites - Chapter P Review - Exercises: 102

Answer

False.

Work Step by Step

This is false. For instance, if we use $x=1$, we get: Left side: $\displaystyle \frac{1}{x+4}=\frac{1}{1+4}=\frac{1}{5}$ Right side: $\displaystyle \frac{1}{x}+\frac{1}{4}=\frac{1}{1}+\frac{1}{4}=\frac{4}{4}+\frac{1}{4}=\frac{5}{4}$ And the sides do not equal.
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