April 25, 2014

Homework Help: Find the sum of thuis question

Posted by Mandy on Wednesday, May 23, 2007 at 10:54am.

Can someone find the sum for this equation please.

I don't think it is finding the sum, but I can simplify the equation.


First, multiply both sides by X^-16.

X^2 = 5X+4

Subtract 5X+4 from both sides.

X^2-5X-4 = 0

However, this equation cannot be factored. If the original equation was


Then it would simplfy to

X^2-5X+4 = 0

Which could be factored into

(X-1)(X-4) = 0

I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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