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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?

The following figure shows how to solve rational equations. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions.

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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