I have an equation and answer but do not know the steps involved to arrive at the answer. Try as I might I do need help!!
1 / x = x / 1 + x
Solving for x
x = (1+ sqrt. {5}) / 2
Is it a linear equation?
It will look like this.
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First of all we know that
Second, multiply each side by the others denominator: (we can do this because of what I defined above)
When we simplify we get:
The denominators are the same and hence will cancel to give - put into standard form and use the quadratic formula to solve