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

##### 1 Answer

May 15, 2017

Cross multiplication, then solve.

Answer:

#### Explanation:

Solve

First, we can cross multiply to get the variables out of the denominators:

We can use the distributive property:

Now, we subtract

Finally, we divide both sides by