Algebra and Trigonometry 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 9781337271172
ISBN 13: 978-1-33727-117-2

Chapter 1 - 1.6 - Other Types of Equations - 1.6 Exercises - Page 128: 25


-4, -2/3

Work Step by Step

Let a=x/(x+2) $2a^2-3a-2=0$ (a-2)(2a+1)=0 giving a=2 or -1/2 if a=2 implies x/(x+2)=2 x=2x+4 x=-4 if a=-1/2 x/(x+2)=-1/2 2x=-x-2 3x=-2 x=-2/3
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