Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 6 - Section 6.6 - Rational Equations - Exercise Set - Page 462: 14



Work Step by Step

LCD$=x-5$, thus multiplying both sides by the LCD: $(x-5)(5-\frac{2}{x-5})=(x-5)\frac{3}{x-5}\\5x-25-2=3\\5x=30\\x=6$
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