Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 8 Rational Functions - 8.6 Solve Rational Equations - 8.6 Exercises - Skill Practice - Page 593: 27


Fractions with different denominators cannot be simply added together.

Work Step by Step

Done correctly, we find that the first step should be: $$\frac{5}{x}\cdot \:6x+\frac{23}{6}\cdot \:6x=\frac{45}{x}\cdot \:6x \\ 30+23x=270$$
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