i'm supposed to solve the following equation for x, but dont really know where to start

(1 / (x+5) ) + ( 1 / (x+3) ) = (3x + 11) / (x^2 + 8x +15)

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- Aug 23rd 2009, 10:48 AMjadi929solving equations
i'm supposed to solve the following equation for x, but dont really know where to start

(1 / (x+5) ) + ( 1 / (x+3) ) = (3x + 11) / (x^2 + 8x +15) - Aug 23rd 2009, 11:04 AMe^(i*pi)
- Aug 23rd 2009, 11:28 AMSoroban
He4llo, jadi929!

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i'm supposed to solve the following equation for , but dont really know where to start

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had an equation with fractions??*ever*

If that's true, this is anintroduction of the subject.**awful**

We have: .

Multiply through by the LCD,

. . .

We have: .

But when we check our answer, we get:

. . .??

Therefore, the equation has.__no____solution__