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

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  1. Is this right?
    (b+1)+(b+1)=b+3
    2b+2=b+3
    b+2=3
    b=1

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  2. 1/(b+2)+1/(b+2)=3/(b+1)

    Combine.

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

    Multiply both sides by (b+2) and (b+1).

    2(b+1) = 3(b+2)

    2b + 2 = 3b + 6

    -4 = b

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