# How do you solve #(x)/(2x+7)=(x-5)/(x-1)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 17, 2017

#### Explanation:

Note : when you multiply something with a fraction, you multiply to the numerator.

First, let's simplify the LHS by multiplying

So we have

Then let's simplify the RHS by multiplying

Then

Then

What we just did here is called cross multiplying.

Now, we have a quadratic equation.

We can factorise this to

Set each factor equal to

These are our two answers