# How do you solve # (240+30x)/(16+x)=18#?

##### 2 Answers

#### Explanation:

We can get rid of the denominator by multiplying it by

Let's say the problem is:

Since the numerator of the first term will be unaffected (multiplied by

We can subtract

Next, we can subtract

And finally, dividing both sides by

Hope this helps!

#### Explanation:

Start out by multiplying

Now use the distributive property to simplify the right side of the equation.

Now subtract

Once last subtraction! Subtract

Now divide to solve: