College Algebra (10th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321979478
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Linear Equations - 1.1 Assess Your Understanding - Page 90: 55



Work Step by Step

$\frac{x}{x+2}=\frac{3}{2}$ Where $x\ne-2$ $2x=3(x+2)$ Use cross multiplication. $2x=3x+6$ $2x-3x=3x-3x+6$ Subtract 3x from both sides. $-x=6$ $\frac{-x}{-1}=\frac{6}{-1}$ Divide both sides by -1. $x=-6$ The solution is {$-6$}.
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