## Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell

# Chapter 8 Rational Functions - 8.6 Solve Rational Equations - 8.6 Exercises - Skill Practice - Page 593: 7

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#### Work Step by Step

For cross multiplication, we know: $$\frac{a}{d} =\frac{b}{c} \rightarrow ac=bd$$ Thus, we find: $$8\left(x-1\right)=\left(3x-2\right)\cdot \:2 \\ 8x=6x+4\\ x=2$$ Checking our solution by plugging the given value back into the equation, we assure that the solutions are not extraneous.

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