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The equations below are the types of equations that you will need to be able to solve automatically in a later course. Try to solve these in 10 minutes or less. The solutions are provided after problem 12‑46 for you to check your answers. Homework Help ✎

  1. Add to both sides.

  1. Remember that is a perfect square, and there are two answers.


  1. Distribute before simplifying.

  1. Multiply by the denominator.

  1. Set equal to zero, then factor.


  1. Which numbers make this true?