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September 18, 2014

Posted by **Maddy** on Monday, April 22, 2013 at 8:19pm.

A) x=-4

B) x=8

C) x=6

D) x=-6

thinking that it's B.. help?(:

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**Reiny**, Monday, April 22, 2013 at 8:33pmI am sure you meant:

(x+12)/(x+4) = x/(x+8)

then

x^2 + 20x + 96 = x^2 + 4x

16x = -96

x = -6

If you meant it the way you typed it, it would turn into a quadratic equation, with 2 answers.

Since each choice contains only one answer, I assumed my interpretation.

Can you see how essential those brackets are ?

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