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    quotient of functions

    I forgot what these are called but when it comes to these, i get wayyy lost and just dont know what to do.

    (1 - x)/(1 + x)=100

    Thanks for the help!
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    Quote Originally Posted by hydride View Post
    I forgot what these are called but when it comes to these, i get wayyy lost and just dont know what to do.

    (1 - x)/(1 + x)=100

    Thanks for the help!
    These are called equations. Don't be lost my friend, just multiply both sides by (1+x). Then distibute the 100, and isolate x.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VonNemo19 View Post
    These are called equations. Don't be lost my friend, just multiply both sides by (1+x). Then distibute the 100, and isolate x.

    Tell me the answer is x = -99/100
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    Quote Originally Posted by hydride View Post
    Tell me the answer is x = -99/100
    Yes.
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    <br />
\frac{1 - x}{1 + x}=100<br />

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1-x=100(1+x)<br />

    <br />
1-x=100+100x<br />

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1-100=100x+x<br />

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-99=101x<br />

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\frac{-99}{101}=x<br />
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    EDIT: EDIT: alriiiight. Thanks a whole bunch.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hydride View Post
    EDIT: EDIT: alriiiight. Thanks a whole bunch.
    No, the answer is:

    <br /> <br />
\frac{-99}{101}=x<br />
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    Quote Originally Posted by millerst View Post
    No, the answer is:

    <br /> <br />
\frac{-99}{101}=x<br />

    LOL, sorry, i just forgot to add the 1, but i did have it when i solved it. Thanks again.
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