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StoplightWhere is the error in the solution below? Explain what the error is and solve the equation correctly. Be sure to check your answer. Homework Help ✎

Is the equation on line 2 equivalent to line 1?

What is the problem on line 2? What do you need to do to fix it?

Multiply both sides of the equation, making a note that x ≠ 0.

You now have a quadratic equation to solve.

x = −1 or x = 5