Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 7 - Section 7.5 - Integrated Review - Summary on Rational Expressions - Page 526: 4


the solution is 18

Work Step by Step

$\frac{3}{a}$+$\frac{5}{6}$=1 6a($\frac{3}{a}$+$\frac{5}{6}$)=6a*1 6a$\frac{3}{a}$+6a$\frac{5}{6}$=6a 18+5a=6a 18=6a-5a 18=a The solution is 18 Check Let x=18 $\frac{3}{a}$+$\frac{5}{6}$=1 $\frac{3}{18}$+$\frac{5}{6}$=1 $\frac{1}{6}$+$\frac{5}{6}$=1 $\frac{6}{6}$=1 1=1
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