find the value of x?

Asked by  | 5th Mar, 2008, 09:37: PM

Expert Answer:

1/(x+1)- 1/(x+2)= 1/(x+3)

taking lcm, we get,

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

x+3 = x^2+3x+2

x^2+2x-1= 0

now D= 8

therefore, x= (-2+2√2)/2 and x= (-2-2√2)/2

x= -1+√2 and x= -1-√2

Answered by  | 12th Mar, 2008, 04:09: PM

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