# How do you solve #2(x-5)^-1 + 1/x = 0 #?

##### 2 Answers

Sep 4, 2016

#### Explanation:

Re-arrange the terms to have one fraction on each side.

(note that the negative index moves the bracket to the denominator)

Sep 4, 2016

#### Explanation:

We have:

The terms within the parentheses can be expressed as a fraction:

Let's combine the fractions: