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August 2nd, 2012, 05:07 AM   #1
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Solve for 'x' (with 4 variables and 1 equation)



I got it expanded to:



I tried factoring different ways, but it didn't really get me anywhere, and there aren't any "special" factoring rules that I can identify immediately here.

What should be my next step?
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August 2nd, 2012, 05:15 AM   #2
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Re: Solve for 'x' (with 4 variables and 1 equation)

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I got it expanded to . . . I tried factoring different ways . . .
You don't need to expand or factorize!







And you are done . . .
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Re: Solve for 'x' (with 4 variables and 1 equation)

Oh, I wrote down the problem incorrectly...
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Oh, I wrote down the problem incorrectly...
Well, what is it CORRECTLY?
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