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 - Standardized Test Prep - Page 685: 52



Work Step by Step

$x = .5+3/x$ $x*x = .5*x+3/x*x$ $x^2 =.5x +3$ $2x^2=x+6$ $2x^2-x-6=0$ $(2x+3)(x-2)=0$ $2x+3=0$ $2x=-3$ $x=-1.5$ $x-2=0$ $x=2$
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