(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

[tex]ac + bc = (a - c)(a + b) - xabcd^2[/tex]

2. Relevant equations

Various factoring rules (difference of two squares, etc.)

3. The attempt at a solution

I got it expanded to:

[tex]ac + bc = a^2 + ab - ac - bc - xabcd^2\\0 = a^2 + ab - 2ac - bc - bd - xabcd^2[/tex]

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.

Never mind, I wrote down the problem incorrectly

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# Homework Help: Solve for 'x' (with 4 variables and 1 equation)

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