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PAGE: 31SET: ExercisesPROBLEM: 39
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The equation is .

Solve the equation.

                     (Original equation)

                (Divide each side by )

                       (Cancel common terms)

Case(i):

                         (First equation)

        (Subtract from each side)

                         (Apply additive inverse property: )

                     (Divide each side by )

                                  (Cancel common terms)

Case(ii):

                    (Second equation)

   (Subtract from each side)

                     (Apply additive inverse property: )

                  (Divide each side by )

                               (Cancel common terms)

Therefore, the solutions are and .

Check for solution for -values.

Case(i):

                   (Original equation)

               (Substitute )

                        (Multiply)

                              (Subtract: )

                             (Substitute: )

                                  (Multiply)

Case(ii):

                   (Original equation)

        (Substitute )

                  (Multiply)

                (Subtract:)

                     (Substitute: )

                       (Multiply)

Therefore, the solutions are and .

The solution set is .



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