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Find the exact solution for each equation. Find the approximate solution to the nearest tenth.

5 sq rt 2/ sq rt 2 -1 = x / sq rt 2

Please explain in detail how to work this. I am really confused. Thanks

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    5√2/(√2-1) = x/√2

    5√2√2/(√2-1) = x

    x = 10/(√2-1)

    rationalize the denominator to get

    x = 10(√2+1)

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