Posted by Seth on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 1:30am.
Find the value of x: (2x1)/(x+1)=2x/(x1)(5/x)

Maths  Sunny, Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 1:32am
cross multiply and simplify

Maths  Reiny, Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 8:01am
multiply each term by x(x+1)(x1) , the LCD
x(x1)(2x1) = x(x+1)(2x)  5(x+1)(x1)
x(2x^2 3x + 1) = x(2x^2 + 2x)  5(x^2  1)
2x^3  3x^2 + x = 2x^3 + 2x^2  5x^2 + 5
x = 5
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