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9-174.
  1. Use your solving skills to complete parts (a) and (b) below. Homework Help ✎

    1. Solve for x.

    2. In part (a), the result of solving the equation is x = 1, but what happens when you substitute 1 for x? What does this mean in relation to the solutions for this equation?

Multiply both sides by (x − 1)(x + 1).

The equation has no solution.