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Solving a rational equation that simplifies to linear: Like binomial denominators

This has two examples so that you can learn to watch out for what looks like a solution but is not because it creates division by zero if you check the answer in the original equation. The other…

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Solving a rational equation that simplifies to linear: Denominators a, x, or ax

Demonstrates multiplying each term in a rational equation by the least common denominator of all fractions so that the denominators can be eliminated and the resulting linear equation can then be…

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Solving a rational equation that simplifies to linear: Denominator x + a

Shows cross multipication of two single fractions set equat to each other to create a new equation that has no fractions and is then solvable by the typical methods.

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