Question: An issue with the solve function


I am using the solve command to solve an equation of the form "linear over quadratic is equal to a constant" where the constant is assumed to be nonzero. This is easily solved by hand, of course, but I to use the solution in other computations. So I asked maple to solve it for me. But when I check maple's solution (i.e. just plug the two solutions in on the left hand side and simplify) maple does not return the original constant. Can anyone help me understand what is going wrong?

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