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melaniemendes
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solve for x: x-2/x+4=x+2/x+12 help please

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davidmk739

Alright, let's cross-multiply both sides. (x-2) will multiply with (x+12) (x+4) will multiply with (x+2) FOIL each, making them: x^2+10x-24 = x^2+6x+8 Bring all x-values to one side: x^2+10x-24=x^2+6x+8 -x^2 -6x       -x^2 -6x 4x-24=8     +24 +24 4x=32 /4 x=8

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