# How do you solve #5/(y - 3) = (y + 7) /(2y - 6) + 1# and find any extraneous solutions?

##### 1 Answer

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

First, multiply both sides by

Which is equal to

Distribute them out to get

Combine like terms:

Use the inverse operation to "clear out" the left side of the equation.

When we factor this, we get

To see whether this is extraneous, we plug the value in the equation.