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solve (12/t)+t-8=0 (solving rational equations)

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Carli, I do not recall seeing algebraic equations in a calculus course.

(12/t)+t-8=0
Assuming t≠0, multiply by t to get:
t(12/t)+t²-8t=0
t²-8t+12 = 0
Factor and solve for t.

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