# How do you solve #3/(x-7)=2/(4x+1)# and check for extraneous solutions?

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Oct 19, 2016

#### Answer:

The solution of the equation is

#### Explanation:

To solve this proportion, begin by cross multiplying. This will give you an equation in familiar form.

To check whether the solution is extraneous, substitute

Since the equation is true,