Mat 117 Week Four Concept Check

Mat 117 Week Four Concept Check - in the original equation...

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Week Four Concept Check When solving a rational equation, why is it necessary to perform a check? It is important to check your answer to make sure that it doesn’t give a zero denominator  in the original equation. When we multiple both sides of an equation by the LCM the result might  have solutions that are not solutions of the original equation. We have to check possible solution 
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Unformatted text preview: in the original equation to make sure that the denominator does not equal zero. There is also the possibility that calculation errors were made in solving. Loretta Campbell September 13, 2011...
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2011 for the course MAT 117 taught by Professor Al-kofahi during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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