Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 7 - Section 7.5 - Solving Equations Containing Rational Expressions - Exercise Set: 54

Answer

x=$\frac{5y}{y+10}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{1}{5}$+$\frac{2}{y}$=$\frac{1}{x}$ LCD is 5xy 5xy$\frac{1}{5}$+5xy$\frac{2}{y}$=5xy$\frac{1}{x}$ xy+10x=5y x(y+10)=5y x=$\frac{5y}{y+10}$
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