Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 7 - Algebraic Fractions - 7.4 - Addition and Subtraction of Algebraic Fractions and Simplifying Complex Fractions - Concept Quiz 7.4: 3

Answer

False

Work Step by Step

x cannot be any number that would make the denominator of a fraction 0 at any point in the simplification process. Thus, x can also not equal 2 or -2, for these numbers are in a denominator in the original fraction.
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