College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter P, Prerequisites - Section P.8 - Solving Basic Equations - P.8 Exercises: 41

Answer

$x=-\frac{1}{3}$

Work Step by Step

$\displaystyle \frac{1}{x}=\frac{4}{3x}+1$ Multiply both sides by $3x$: $3=4+3x$ Combine $x$ terms: $-1=3x$ Solve for $x$: $x=-\frac{1}{3}$
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