Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 11 - Rational Expressions and Functions - 11-5 Solving Rational Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 695: 13


The equation has one solution, -2.

Work Step by Step

$7+\frac{3}{x}=\frac{7}{x}+9$ $\frac{7}{x}-\frac{3}{x}=7-9$ $\frac{4}{x}=-2$ $-2x=4$ $x=-2$ Check: $7+\frac{-3}{2}=11/2; \frac{-7}{2}+9=11/2$ The equation has one solution, -2.
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