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SAT - Solving Rational Equations

Examples, solutions, videos, activities and worksheets to help SAT students review how to solve rational equations.



 
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Solve Rational Equations

Rational equations for the new SAT
Example:
2 = 11/(4k - 3)
What is the solution to the equation above?
k = -17/8
k = -8/17
k = 8/17
k = 17/8
Solving a Rational Equation, New SAT Foundations - Math
What is one possible solution to the equation 24/(x + 1) - 12/(x - 1) =1?



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