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# Solve the Following Quadratic Equations by Factorization: 1/(X-2)+2/(X-1)=6/X , X ≠ 0 - Mathematics

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#### Question

Solve the following quadratic equations by factorization:

1/(x-2)+2/(x-1)=6/x , x ≠ 0

#### Solution

We have been given

1/(x-2)+2/(x-1)=6/x

x2 - x + 2x2 - 4x = 6(x2 - x - 2x + 2)

3x2 - 13x + 12 = 0

3x2 - 9x - 4x + 12 = 0

3x(x - 3) - 4(x - 3) = 0

(3x - 4)(x - 3) = 0

Therefore,

3x - 4 = 0

3x = 4

x = 4/3

Or,

x - 3 = 0

x = 3

Hence, x = 4/3 or x = 3

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RD Sharma Solution for Class 10 Maths (2018 (Latest))
Ex. 4.3 | Q: 26 | Page no. 20
RD Sharma Solution for Class 10 Maths (2018 (Latest))
Solution Solve the Following Quadratic Equations by Factorization: 1/(X-2)+2/(X-1)=6/X , X ≠ 0 Concept: Solutions of Quadratic Equations by Factorization.