College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321979478
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Linear Equations - 1.1 Assess Your Understanding: 44

Answer

$x = 6$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{3}{x} - \frac{1}{3} = \frac{1}{6}$ The least common multiple (LCM) of the denominators $x$, 3 and 6 is 6$x$. $6x \times (\frac{3}{x} - \frac{1}{3}$) = $\frac{1}{6} \times 6x$ $18 - 2x = x$ $-3x = -18$ $x = 6$
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