Solving Rational Equations 6 - Proportions 1

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Shows how to solve Rational Equations that are proportions.

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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 rational equations with proportions?
  • How do you solve proportions with variables in them?
  • How do you solve (x + 3)/12 = 5/6?
  • How do you solve (x + 1)/(x + 2) = 5/3?
  • How do you solve the proportion (x - 6)/3 = x/5?
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    This video explains the concept of solving proportions. The method of cross multiplication is explained and then used for rational algebraic equations. All steps are shown for this method of solving and checking the proportion equation.