Solve p^2q-q=17 for q?

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  2. Solve p^2q-q=17 for q

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    Answer by J F
    Factor out the q on the left side:

    q * (p^2 – 1) = 17

    Divide both sides by (p^2 – 1), which gives:

    q = 17 / (p^2 – 1)

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