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**Solve rational equations**

Example:

18/(3x - 12) + 1/(x -4) = 7/3

(7x + 3)/(x - 2) = 68/(x^{2} - 4) + (7x - 3)/(x + 2)
**Solve rational equation**

Example:

(x + 1)x = 4/3

**Solve rational equation**

Example:

(x - 4)/(x^{2} - 3x - 1) + (x + 3)/(x^{2} - 25) = (2x + 13)/(x^{2} + 7x + 10)

**Solve rational equation**

Example:

(x - 3)/(x^{2} - 2x - 15) + (x + 2)/(x^{2} - 25) = (2x + 13)/(x^{2} + 8x + 15)

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Example:

18/(3x - 12) + 1/(x -4) = 7/3

(7x + 3)/(x - 2) = 68/(x

Example:

(x + 1)x = 4/3

Example:

(x - 4)/(x

Example:

(x - 3)/(x

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