algebra II
posted by maddie .
I'm quite clueless as to how to solve this. I know the quadratic equation but am not sure how to get this equation into the format to plug in to the quadratic...
Solve the quadratic equation using the formula [1/(1+x)][1/(3x)]=(6/35)
Show your work

multiply both sides by 35(x+1)(x3)
then
35(x3)+35(x+1)=6(x3)(x+1)
and you should be able to assemble it from there. 
so should i just multiply that all out and then plug it in?

Write the two terms on the left with a common denomimnator. Then convert to standard quadratic form.
[(3x)  (1+x)]/[(1+x)(3x)] = 6/35
(22x)/[(1+x)(3x)] = 6/35
(1x) = (3/35)[(1+x)(3x)]
35 35x = 3[x^2 +2x +3)
3x^2 41x +26 = 0
(3x 2)(x13)
Check my work. No guarantees 
We were lucky that one factored fairly easily. x = 2/3 or 13

i got the same answer but used the quadratic :) thank you for all your help everyone!
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

PHYSICS
A 2.00 METER TALL BASKETBALL PLAYER ATTEMPTS A GOAL 10.00 METERS FROM THE BASKET(3.05 METERS HIGH). IF HE SHOOTS THE BALL AT A 45.0 DEGREE ANGLE, AT WHAT INITIAL SPEED MUST HE THROW THE BALL SO THAT IS GOES THROUGH THE HOOP WITHOUT … 
Algebra2
Find the polynomials roots to each of the following problems: #1) x^2+3x+1 #2) x^2+4x+3=0 #3) 2x^2+4x5 #3 is not an equation. Dod you omit "= 0" at the end? 
QUADRATIC EQUATION
r^2+8r=48 First bring the 48 to the other side of the equation r^2+8r48=0 Now you can use the quadratic formula. x=b+sqrt(b^2(4ac)) ¯¯¯¯¯¯¯2a¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ So... a=1 b=8 c=48 Now just plug the numbers into the quadratic … 
Math
Use the quadratic formula to solve each of the following quadratic equations... 1. 2x^25x=3 2. 3x^22x+1=0 Rearrange the equation in quadratic formula form. 2x^2 5x 3 = 0 Then use the formula. Tell me what you don't understand about … 
algebra
Solve this quadratic equation using the quadratic formula. x^2 + 8x  5 = 0 
Algebra
Explain how to solve a quadratic equation using the quadratic formula. 
algebra
0. Tell your classmates about your pet to set up the scenario for fencing a rectangle in your yard. 1. You MUST start by choosing an amount of area that you want to fence in for your pet and this MUST be stated first. What amount of … 
Math
Solve the given quadratic equation exactly using the quadratic formula. Write the solutions in its simplest form. Using a calculator, determine all irrational solutions to the nearest thousandth. Separate the solutions with a comma … 
Math
Solve the given quadratic equation exactly using the quadratic formula. Write the solutions in its simplest form. Using a calculator, determine all irrational solutions to the nearest thousandth. Separate the solutions with a comma … 
Algebra 1
How do I solve this quadratic equation using the quadratic formula "8a(squared)a+2=0"