6.7 Equations Involving Fractions

  • Multiply Each Term by the LCD • Solving Equations Involving Fractions • Applications • Extraneous Solutions

Many important equations in science and technology contain fractions. In order to solve these types of equations, it is beneficial to first rewrite them in a form that contains no fractions. This can be done by using the following procedure:

The following examples illustrate this procedure.

EXAMPLE 1 Multiply each term by LCD

Solve for x

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