Section 1.5 Solving Other Types of Equations

Before Starting this Section, Review

  1. 1 Factoring (Section P.4 )

  2. 2 Rational expressions (Section P.5 )

  3. 3 Rational exponents and radicals (Section P.6 , page 61)

  4. 4 Quadratic equations (Sections 1.3 and 1.4)


  1. 1 Solve equations by factoring.

  2. 2 Solve rational equations.

  3. 3 Solve equations involving radicals.

  4. 4 Solve equations with rational exponents.

  5. 5 Solve equations that are quadratic in form.

Time Dilation

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