# How do you multiply # 5 /(x^2 + 4x) = 3 / x -2/ (x + 4)#?

##### 1 Answer

May 9, 2018

#### Explanation:

Look at the LHS

put them over a common denominator

expand the brackets

collect like terms

so we now have

as they have the same denominators this means the numerators must be equal, as one fraction equals the other

subtract 12 from both sides