Elementary Geometry for College Students (5th Edition)

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

Chapter 5 - Section 5.1 - Ratios, Rates, and Proportions - Exercises: 11a

Answer

$x=0$ or $4$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{x+1}{x} = \frac{10}{2x}$ $(x+1)(2x) = 10x$ $2x^{2}+2x = 10x$ $2x^{2}-8x = 0$ $2x(x-4) = 0$ $x=0$ or $4$
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