EQUATIONS INVOLVING FRACTIONS (RATIONAL EQUATIONS)


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Solve for x in the following equation.


Example 3:tex2html_wrap_inline155tex2html_wrap_inline62


The only way that a fraction can have a value of zero is when the numerator of the fraction is zero. Since the numerator is 3, there is no way that the fraction can have a value of zero. Therefore there is no solution.








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