find the roots of the foll.equation 1/2x-3 + 1/x-5=1

Asked by  | 30th Jan, 2012, 08:34: PM

Expert Answer:

Taking LCM, (x - 5 + 2x - 3)/ (2x - 3)(x - 5) = 1 3x - 8 = (2x - 3) (x - 5) 2x^2 - 16x + 23 = 0 Here, D = 256 - 4x2x 23 = 72 Using quadratic formula, x = 8 + 3 sqrt(2) or 8 - 3 sqrt(2)

Answered by  | 31st Jan, 2012, 10:11: AM

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