In this lesson, the instructor explains how to solve rational literal equations. Using the example of a fraction, the instructor shows how to use inverse operations to undo any divisions or multiplications being done to the variable. By multiplying by the reciprocal of the denominator or dividing by the coefficient, the variable can be solved for. The key takeaway is to remember that fractions represent division and to use inverse operations to undo any operations being done to the variable.
Solving a rational literal equation
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