Common Algebra Mistakes
Example: Solving a Rational Equation |

The Goal
Solve the equation for x:
The Mistake
Find the algebra mistake: (Roll the mouse over the algebra to see a hint in red) The Correction
(Roll the mouse over the area above to see the correction in blue) An Explanation
The 2 in the numerator (left side) cannot just be moved to the right side - this is incorrect algebra. |

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