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I need help on how to answer this problem and others like it: 5/(x-1)=3/(x+2)

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  1. anonymous
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    try to time both sides with (x-1)(x+2)

  2. anonymous
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    I've done that but I don't now how to procede from there

  3. anonymous
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    can you write it here what result do you get after you've done that?

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    5(x+2)=3(x-1)

  5. anonymous
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    then expand the brackets, what u get?

  6. anonymous
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    5x+10=3x+3

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    subtract both sides for 3x?

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    Wow I got it from here thanks alot

  9. anonymous
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    no problem

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