Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 11 - Rational Expressions and Functions - Chapter Test - Page 719: 19


The solution is $x=4$.

Work Step by Step

$\frac{16}{x+10}=\frac{8}{2x-1}$ Cross multiply: $16(2x-1)=8(x+10)$ $32x-16=8x+80$ Simplify: $24x=96$ $x=4$ Check: $\frac{16}{4+10}=\frac{8}{2(4)-1}$ $\frac{8}{7}=\frac{8}{7}$ The solution is $x=4$.
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