# Given #(x/a) + (y/b) + (z/c) = 1#, how do you solve for a?

##### 2 Answers

May 27, 2017

#### Explanation:

multiply L.H.S. and R.H.S. by abc

May 27, 2017

#### Explanation:

A good strategy is to get rid of the fractions first. You can easily do this by multiplying both sides by

Next, collect all the terms with

Factor out the common

Divide both sides by the expression without