I would appreciate any assistance with the following problems.

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- Aug 4th 2006, 06:07 AMpashahSolving equations
I would appreciate any assistance with the following problems.

- Aug 4th 2006, 06:40 AMSoroban
Hello, pashah!

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Solve each equation and check for extraneous solutions.

Square: .

Then: .

But when we check, we get: . . . . an "imaginary" number.

Therefore, this equation has**no**solutions.

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Square: .

Multiply by 4: .

Now use the Quadratic Formula (and check your answers).

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We have: .

Multiply by the LCD:

. .

We have: .

Then: .

But when we check, it starts with: . . . . undefined!

Therefore, this equation has**no**solutions.