Check: x=20 I think i might have done the check wrong. Since 20 is a solution to this equation. Help please. Thanks.
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Originally Posted by theloser Check: x=20 I think i might have done the check wrong. Since 20 is a solution to this equation. Help please. Thanks. Hi theloser, You have simplified the right hand side incorrectly. Please check again. I am sure you will be able to catch your mistake.
Currently I'm not seeing it please helppp.
Last edited by theloser; Jul 8th 2011 at 06:21 PM.
Originally Posted by theloser Currently I'm not seeing it please helppp. (x + 5) / 4x plug in x = 20 you get (20 + 5) / 4*20 Order of operations, so parantheses first 25 / 4 * 20 Finish the denominator to get 25 / 80 Which simplifies to 0.3125 which equals 5 / 16!
-1 is another solution to this equation
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