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: 42

Answer

$x=-\frac{4}{9}$

Work Step by Step

$\displaystyle \frac{2}{x}-5=\frac{6}{x}+4$ Multiply both sides by $x$: $2-5x=6+4x$ Combine $x$ terms: $-4=9x$ Solve for $x$: $x=-\frac{4}{9}$
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