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Solve for x the equation 2x+1/x+2=1?
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First, you'll have to write the equation in a correct manner, putting the numerator and denominator within brackets:
(2x+1)/(x+2) = 1
Now, we'll subtract 1 both sides:
(2x+1)/(x+2) - 1 = 0
We'll multiply both sides by (x+2) =
2x + 1 - x - 2 = 0
We'll combine like terms:
x - 1 = 0
We'll add 1 both sides:
x = 1
Since the value of x doesn't cancel the denominator x + 2, it is accepted as solution of the given equation: x = 1.
Posted by giorgiana1976 on July 18, 2011 at 3:53 PM (Answer #1)
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