Elementary Geometry for College Students (5th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1439047901
ISBN 13: 978-1-43904-790-3

Chapter 5 - Review Exercises: 8c

Answer

$x = -1$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{6}{x+4} = \frac{2}{x+2}$ $6 = \frac{2(x+4)}{x+2}$ $6(x+2) = 2(x+4)$ $6x+12 = 2x + 8$ $4x +12 = 8$ $4x = -4$ $x = -1$
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