# Math Help - basic question

1. ## basic question

solve for x

x+1/(x-2)=2+1/(x-2)

2. x=2
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1/(x-2)=t

x+t=2+t /-t

x=2

3. Originally Posted by Also sprach Zarathustra
x=2
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1/(x-2)=t

x+t=2+t /-t

x=2
The equation is undefined for x = 2. There is no solution.

4. Originally Posted by mr fantastic
The equation is undefined for x = 2. There is no solution.
oooppps.

5. Originally Posted by prasum
solve for x

x+1/(x-2)=2+1/(x-2)
If the question is:

$\dfrac{x+1}{x-2} = 2 + \dfrac{1}{x-2}$

then, x=4 works.