Simplify the following expressions and solve the equations.

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jeew-m eNotes educator| Certified Educator

I will only do first part as it is instructed to avoid any multiple questions.

 

` 1/(x-2)+(2x)/((x-2)(x-8)) = x/(2(x-8))`

 

`(x-8)/((x-2)(x-8))+(2x)/((x-2)(x-8)) = x/(2(x-8))`

`(x-8)+2x = (x(x-2))/2`

`2x-16+4x = x^2-2x`

`x^2-8x+16 = 0`

`(x-4)^2 = 0`

`x = 4`

 

So the answer is x = 4