# How do you solve the rational equation #2/(x+2) = 9/8 - (5x)/(4x+8)#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 24, 2016

Put on an equal denominator.

#### Explanation:

The LCD is (x + 2)(8)

We can now eliminate the denominators since all the fractions are equivalent. As a result, we will be left with a simple linear equation.

Hopefully this helps!