College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter P, Prerequisites - Section P.8 - Solving Basic Equations - P.8 Exercises: 46

Answer

$x=-39$

Work Step by Step

$\displaystyle \frac{6}{x-3}=\frac{5}{x+4}$ Cross multiply: $6(x+4)=5(x-3)$ Distribute: $6x+24=5x-15$ Solve for $x$: $x=-39$
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