# SOLUTION: Use the five-step method to solve. Check your answer. The sum of a number and it's reciprocal is 10/3. What is the number?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Functions Question 54335: Use the five-step method to solve. Check your answer. The sum of a number and it's reciprocal is 10/3. What is the number?Answer by rchill(405)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!I'm not familiar with the 5-step method, but the equation is , which becomes: after multiplying both sides by 3 after multiplying both sides by x after subtracting 10x from both sides after factorization So, either 3x-1=0 or x-3=0, which means that x can be either or .