Solve Rational Equations 2

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Lesson Description:

Part 2 of Solving Rational Equations; more examples.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • What is a rational equation?
  • How do you solve equations with fractions in them?
  • How do you solve equations when x is in the numerators and denominators of the fractions?
  • How do you solve 2x/(x + 2) - 5 = 7x/(x + 2)?
  • When can you eliminate denominators from fractions in Algebra equations?
  • How do you check your solution to a rational equation?
  • How do you solve 2 + 3/(x - 3) = x/(x - 3)?
  • Why do you need to check your solution to an equation?
  • When is there no solution to an equation?
  • What happens if you get a denominator equal to 0 in an equation?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson does some more problems of solving rational equations. The problems start to get more difficult, but all steps are shown and explained very well.