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If x ≠ 0 and y = (x + 1)/x – 1, what is 1/y?

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If x ≠ 0 and y = (x + 1)/x – 1, what is 1/y?  [#permalink]

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Bunuel wrote:
If x ≠ 0 and \(y = \frac{x + 1}{x} – 1\), what is \(\frac{1}{y}\)?


A. x

B. \(\frac{1}{y}\)

C. −x + 1

D. \(\frac{x+1}{x-1}\)

E. −(x + 1)


Simplify \(y = \frac{x + 1}{x} – 1\) ==> y =((x+1)-x) /x ==> 1/x

1/y = x

Hence A
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Re: If x ≠ 0 and y = (x + 1)/x – 1, what is 1/y?  [#permalink]

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\(y=\frac{x+1}{x}–1 = 1+\frac{1}{x}-1=\frac{1}{x}\)
Hence \(x=\frac{1}{y}\)

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