I have had so much trouble with this rational equation. I need to solve it. The answer is 6.

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

Thanks very much!

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I have had so much trouble with this rational equation. I need to solve it. The answer is 6.

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

Thanks very much!

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

Thanks very much!

- shadmitch
**Posts:**2**Joined:**Sat Sep 22, 2012 1:50 pm

Multiply each term by (x-2)(x+2).

Cancel factors which the numerator and denominator have in common:

The rest is history:

Cancel factors which the numerator and denominator have in common:

The rest is history:

- Matt
**Posts:**10**Joined:**Mon May 18, 2009 3:30 pm

Thank you very much!

- shadmitch
**Posts:**2**Joined:**Sat Sep 22, 2012 1:50 pm

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