# SOLUTION: I am trying to solve 8/(t-8) + 8/(t+8) and having problems. I've come up with three different answers depending on how I do it. If I find the LCD as (t-8)(t+8) then I would get 8

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 Question 418445: I am trying to solve 8/(t-8) + 8/(t+8) and having problems. I've come up with three different answers depending on how I do it. If I find the LCD as (t-8)(t+8) then I would get 8t-64+8t+64 which would equal 16t or t=-16. Is this correct? Please help!Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15641)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! You can't solve for t here, it's not an equation (no equal sign) You can just simplify it, which you did you must retain the common denominator so you have or