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9-93.

Solve each equation.

Distribute the

over the parentheses. Add

to both sides.

Divide both sides by.

Start by using generic rectangles to rewrite both sides without parentheses. Then solve using the same method as (a).

Isolate the

. What happens to the?

Remember there are

solutions. Set the expression

and because could be or .

What is the common multiple between

and ? It is so multiply both sides of the equation by (multiplication property of equality)