# Chapter 8 Rational Functions - 8.6 Solve Rational Equations - 8.6 Exercises - Skill Practice - Page 593: 32

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#### Work Step by Step

If this equation is solved, we will find that $x=a$ is a solution. Though this solution is going to be extraneous since it will make the denominator of a fraction 0, there is still a solution (at least initially).

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