# How do you solve #\frac { 1} { 5} ( 4n + 1) = \frac { 1} { 8} ( 7n - 2)#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 13, 2018

#### Explanation:

Multiply both sides by 40 (5 and 8) this will cancel out the fractions and leave a linear equation to solve.

Cancelling leaves

Expanding the brackets leaves

Subtract

Add 10 to both sides