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PAGE: 601SET: ExercisesPROBLEM: 16
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The equation is .

The LCD for the term is .

Solve the equation.

     (Original equation)

Multiply by LCD.

                 (Divide common factors)


                                        (Combine like terms)

                            (Add to each side)

                                              (Apply additive inverse property: )

                                                  (Multiply negative sign each side)

Check solution for -values.

     (Original equation)

   (Substitute )


                          (LCD is )


                                         (Subtract numerator)

The solution is .


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