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posted by Ashly .
I need to solve the following equation for the variable x.
4/x2+1/x+2=7x/x^24

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Reiny
I have a feeling you meant to type
4/(x2) + 1/(x+2) = 7x/(x^24)
in that case, multiply each term by x^24 to get
4(x+2) + (x2) = 7x
4x + 8 + x  2 = 7x
2x = 6
x = 3
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