solve the equation for x

label Algebra
account_circle Unassigned
schedule 1 Day
account_balance_wallet $5

solve for x.

-2=1/x+1

Jun 16th, 2015

Thank you for the opportunity to help you with your question!

-2 = 1/x  + 1 

Multiply with x on both sides

x(-2) = x(1/x + 1) 

-2x = 1+ x

Subtracting x from both sides

-2x-x = 1

-3x = 1 

Divide by -3 on both sides

x = -1/3


Please let me know if you need any clarification. I'm always happy to answer your questions.
Jun 16th, 2015

Did you know? You can earn $20 for every friend you invite to Studypool!
Click here to
Refer a Friend
...
Jun 16th, 2015
...
Jun 16th, 2015
Jun 24th, 2017
check_circle
Mark as Final Answer
check_circle
Unmark as Final Answer
check_circle
Final Answer

Secure Information

Content will be erased after question is completed.

check_circle
Final Answer