# How do you solve #\frac { 4} { x + 3} = \frac { 2} { x - 3}#?

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Aug 5, 2018

#### Explanation:

Aug 5, 2018

Work backwards to isolate x

#### Explanation:

First remove the parenthesis represented by the division signs

This gives

multiplying across the parenthesis using the distributive property

Next adding the opposites looks like this

Which gives

divide both sides by 2