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Solve the rational equation $\frac{x-1}{x+1}=6$

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Final answer to the problem

$x=\frac{7}{-5}$
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Multiply both sides of the equation by $x+1$

$x-1=6\left(x+1\right)$

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$x-1=6\left(x+1\right)$

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Learn how to solve problems step by step online. Solve the rational equation (x-1)/(x+1)=6. Multiply both sides of the equation by x+1. Solve the product 6\left(x+1\right). Group the terms of the equation by moving the terms that have the variable x to the left side, and those that do not have it to the right side. Add the values 6 and 1.

Final answer to the problem

$x=\frac{7}{-5}$

Exact Numeric Answer

$x=-1.4$

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cos
tan
cot
sec
csc

asin
acos
atan
acot
asec
acsc

sinh
cosh
tanh
coth
sech
csch

asinh
acosh
atanh
acoth
asech
acsch

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