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Solve the equations below, if possible. If there is no solution, explain why.  

  1. Multiply both sides by .

    Distribute the to both terms and simplify the right side.

    Combine like terms on one side.

  1. Distribute the  and then simplify before solving for .

  1. Factor this equation to find the solutions.


  1. Multiply each term by  to simplify.