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    Can anyone solve this equation? Really stuck



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    Try to get rid of the denominators. And remember - do to one side what you do to the other.

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    I've tried but I keep getting the wrong answer
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    (Original post by skyhigh12)
    I've tried but I keep getting the wrong answer
    Ok, what have you tried so far? Can you times everything by x(2x-1)

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    (Original post by skyhigh12)
    I've tried but I keep getting the wrong answer
    Explain the method you've used and we'll point you in the right direction
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    I times everything by 2x - 1 then from there I just get stuck don't know what to do next :/
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    You also need to multiply by x. You can then just do the subtraction. Simplify. Factorise. Then get what x is.

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    Thanks a lot guys especially 8472 for taking out the time to show me working out I realise now the mistake I made
    Cheers )
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