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Solve the equation. Check the solution.



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dw:1354921864856:dw

cwrw238
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multiply through by the lcm (x+1)(x+5)
to get rid of the fractions then its quite easy to solve

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ok

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dw:1354922176972:dw

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now repeat with the second fraction

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ok

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dw:1354922386868:dw

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no the (x+5)'s cancel out

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o ok so1(x 1)

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i mean +

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right
so you have 4(x+5) = 1(x+1)

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ok

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Cross multiplying.
\[4(x+5)=1(x+1)\]
then multiply out.
4x20=x1
move 4x to the right and 1 to the left.
20+1=x+4x
19=3x
x=19/3

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yup

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o ok i got a little confused at first...thanks so much u guys

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yw

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cwrw already had it.