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For which value(s) of x are (3 + x)/(5 + x) and (1 + x)/(2 + x) equal?

 Jun 3, 2020
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(3 + x)/(5 + x) = (1 + x)/(2 + x)

(x+3)(x+2) = (x+1)(x+5)

x^2 + 5x + 6   =   x^2 + 6x + 5

1 = x

 Jun 3, 2020

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