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    Solving equation involving algebraic fractions

    I'm struggling to understand how to work this equation out:

    g g
    _ - 1 = _ + 1
    2 4

    Please can somebody explain the solution to me?

    Thanks
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    Re: Solving equation involving algebraic fractions

    Quote Originally Posted by Lebowski90 View Post
    I'm struggling to understand how to work this equation out:

    g g
    _ - 1 = _ + 1
    2 4

    Please can somebody explain the solution to me?

    Thanks
    Please reformat you post. It is hard to know what it is about.
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    Re: Solving equation involving algebraic fractions

    Quote Originally Posted by Lebowski90 View Post
    I'm struggling to understand how to work this equation out:

    g g
    _ - 1 = _ + 1
    2 4

    Please can somebody explain the solution to me?

    Thanks
    I assume that you mean:

    \frac g2 - 1 = \frac g4 + 1~\implies~\frac g2 - \frac g4 = 1+1~\implies~\frac g4 =2

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