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Math

# Question 4 of 18

beginning of content:

# M:N:MC:3

Tags:
SAT

Exam

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If  where  and  what is  in terms of

Yes

No

No

No

Choice A is correct. Multiplying both sides of the equation by the denominators of the rational expressions in the equation gives  The student should then divide both sides by 2 to isolate the  variable, yielding the equation

Choice B is not the correct answer. This equation may result if a student does not divide both terms by 2 when isolating  in the equation

Choice C is not the correct answer. This equation may result from the student not distributing the 4 when multiplying 4 and

Choice D is not the correct answer. This equation may result from solving for yielding  A student who does not understand the meaning of the variables may then switch them to match the answer choice.

Question Difficulty:
medium
Objective:

Students must complete operations with multiple terms and manipulate an equation to isolate the variable of interest.