# How do you solve #\frac { 4a + 5} { a + 8} = \frac { 4a + 6} { a + 9}#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 20, 2018

#### Explanation:

First of all, we must assume that

With this assumption, we can multiply both sides by

So, the equation is

Expand both sides to get

Subtract

Subtract

Divide both sides by

The solution respects the conditions