Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 11 - Rational Expressions and Functions - 11-5 Solving Rational Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 683: 10



Work Step by Step

Given: $3-5=2a$ Here, LCD: $a$ $3a-5a=\dfrac{2a}{a}$ $\implies -2a=2$ $\implies a=-frac{2}{2}$ or, $a=-1$
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