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- billrussell42Lv 71 month ago
what is the question? solve for x??

a bit ambiguous, so I'll take order of precedence

(2/x) + (1/6) - x = 1

multiply by 6x

12 + x – 6x² = 6x

6x² + 5x – 12 = 0

x = –(5/12) ± (1/12)√313

or is this

(2/x) + (1/(6–x)) = 1 ??

but that would be incorrect. With no parans, precedence is used.

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