Solve Rational Equations 5

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Lesson Description:

Part 5 of Solving Rational Equations; more examples, shows the difference between simplifying and solving.

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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 check your solution to a rational equation?
  • How do you solve 5/2x - 2/x = 1/2?
  • How do you simplify 5/2x - 2/x?
  • When can you eliminate denominators from fractions in Algebra equations?
  • How do you solve 2/(x - 1) = 6/(2x + 1)?
  • How do you simplify 2/(x - 1) + 6/(2x + 1)?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    A couple more problems are solved, explained, and checked in this video. Again, all steps are shown and explained. Two different ways of solving these equations are explained. The difference between solving rational equations and simplifying rational expressions is also explained.