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Consider the equation 3/(x+1) + 2 = 11/(x+1).
a) (15 pts) What values of x make one of the denominators zero?
b) (15 pts) What values of x make the equation true?
(25 points) Solve for x: x2 - 2x - 24 = 0
Consider the graph of the equation y = 3x + 6.
a) (25 points) Find the x-intercept(s) of this graph.
b) (20 points) Find the y-intercept(s) of this graph.
Bonus (5 points) The graph of an equation is shown on the right. If (a,3)
is a solution to the equation, what is the value of a?