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: 9



Work Step by Step

Given: $5p+2=17$ LCD: $p$ $\dfrac{5p}{p}+2p=17p$ $\implies 5=17p-2p$ $\implies 15p=5$ or, $p=\frac{15}{5}$ or, $p=3$
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