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10-116.

Solve the following equations and inequalities, if possible. Represent each solution on a number line.

Multiply the equation by a common multiple of the denominators to remove the fractions.

Solve for .

Find the boundary point.

Take the square root of both sides.

Solve for

.Test numbers on all sides of the boundary points.

False True False

Divide both sides by

. The absolute value of what two numbers equals

? Follow the steps in part (b).

Subtract

from both sides. Square both sides.

Subtract

from both sides.

Follow the steps in part (a).

A common multiple of

andis .

Follow the steps in part (c).