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Homework Help: Weird Algebra

  1. Jan 27, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    1/y = kr + C/e^(rt)

    Is this equal to y = 1/kr + e^(rt)/C

    Thanks


    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 27, 2009 #2
    No, 1/a = b + c is not a = 1/b + 1/c but rather a = 1/(b+c)

    Think about it this way 3 = 2 + 1 but would you say that 1/3 = 1/2 + 1/1?
     
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