From a textbook:
Solve the following equation for x
49x^-5/8 - 8/7x^7/8 = 0
I reached an answer of 4/49 but the textbook gives an answer of 49/4 - ?printing error or have I got something wrong?
Also I would like some clarity with the following - I have only sort of got them right.
1. x^2/3 - x^1/3 - 2 = 0. Answer given 8 and -1
2. x^1/2 -5x^1/4 + 6 =0. Answer given 16 and 81
Quadratic equations are solved.