Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 7 - Section 7.4 - Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with Different Denominators - Exercise Set: 70

Answer

The solution is$\frac{9}{5}$

Work Step by Step

5x-1=8 5x-1+1=8+1 5x=9 $\frac{5x}{5}$=$\frac{9}{5}$ x=$\frac{9}{5}$ The solution is $\frac{9}{5}$ Check Let x=$\frac{9}{5}$ 5x-1=8 5$\frac{9}{5}$-1=8 9-1=8 8=8
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