# How do you solve 4/(n+2)=7/n?

Jul 15, 2016

$n = - \frac{14}{3}$

#### Explanation:

Cross-multiplying,
=> $4 n = 7 \left(n + 2\right)$
=> $4 n = 7 n + 14$
=> $- 14 = 3 n$
=> $- \frac{14}{3} = n$