# How do you solve #1/y + 1/(y+2) = 1/3#?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 5, 2015

You have two solutions:

#### Explanation:

Sum the two fractions, obtaining only one denominator:

So, the expression becomes

Multiply both sides by

The equation becomes

Expand both terms:

Bring everything to one side:

Complete the square:

So, the equation can be rewritten as

And thus