### Home > A2C > Chapter 9 > Lesson 9.3.3 > Problem 9-174

9-174.

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

Solve

for *x*.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.