# How do you solve #n/(n+1)=3/5#?

##### 2 Answers

Apr 27, 2017

Isolate n.

#### Explanation:

Firstly we can multiply both sides by

Now we can multiply both sides by

Apr 27, 2017

n =

#### Explanation:

First, you have to understand cross multiplying.

5 would cross with n to make 5n

3 would cross with n + 1 to make 3n + 3

The equation would look like 5n =

Bring 3n over to 5n and subtract from both sides.

3n - 3n would cancel out while 5n - 3n would give 2n.

The equation would look like: 2n = 3

Divide 3