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cherry2012
hellpp pleasee
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Cross mutiply to get x+1 = 2 x -2 x - 2x = -2 -1 -x =-3 x=3
4(x+1)=2(x-1) 2x+2=x-1 x=-3 Check: \[\frac{4}{2(-3)-2}=\frac{1}{-3+1}\] \[\frac{4}{-8}=\frac{1}{-2}\] true
x=-3 is the correct answer.