April 5th, 2014, 03:52 PM  #21 
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It may give a stepbystep explanation of its solution, but its interpretation and assumptions are more important. If WA gives noninteger solutions, it has assumed that they are of interest to you for some reason, but your original equation isn't properly defined for values of x that are not positive integers.


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