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If x > 2 and y = x/(x - 2), which of the following is equal to 1/y ?

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1/y=(x-2)/x
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Bunuel wrote:
If x > 2 and y = x/(x - 2), which of the following is equal to 1/y ?

A. 2 - 1/x

B. 1 - 2/x

C. 2/(x - 1)

D. -2/(x - 1)

E. 2x/(x - 1)


1/y = 1/(x/(x - 2)) = (x - 2)/x = 1 - 2/x

Answer: B
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Bunuel wrote:
If x > 2 and y = x/(x - 2), which of the following is equal to 1/y ?

A. 2 - 1/x

B. 1 - 2/x

C. 2/(x - 1)

D. -2/(x - 1)

E. 2x/(x - 1)


It is given that y=x/(x-2)

1/y=x-2/x
=(x/x)-(2/x)
=1-2/x
option B is the correct answer.
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