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solve each equation:

x over x+1 plus 2= 3x over x+2

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    x/(x+1) + 2= 3x/(x+2)

    multipy both sides by (x+1)(x+2)

    x(x+2)+2(x+1)(x+2)=3x(x+1)

    x^2+2x+2(x^2+3x+2)=3x^2+3x
    x^2+2x+2x^2+6x+4=3x^2+3x
    subtract 3x^2 from each side
    8x+4=3x
    now solve. check my work.

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    Thank you!!

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