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: 29


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Cross multiplication is best when there are two fractions on either side of the equation: $$\frac{5}{x}=\frac{5x}{134}$$ Using the LCD is best when there are three fractions: $$\frac{1}{6}+\frac{5}{x-2}=\frac{25}{x-3}$$
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