# Chapter 8 Rational Functions - Chapter Review - Page 606: 29

$$x=-1$$

#### Work Step by Step

We use cross multiplication to solve. Doing this, we find: $$2\left(2x+5\right)=\left(x+2\right)\cdot \:6 \\ 4x=6x+2 \\ x=-1$$ Checking, we see that the solution is not extraneous.

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