Could anyone help me solve this equation

5/2x + 3/x+2 = 4/x

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- Aug 1st 2010, 09:39 AMdaniel123linear equations
Could anyone help me solve this equation

5/2x + 3/x+2 = 4/x - Aug 1st 2010, 09:46 AMyeKciM
multiply all with $\displaystyle 2x(x+2) $ and u'll get :

$\displaystyle \displaystyle \frac {5}{2x} +\frac{3}{x+2}= \frac{4}{x} $

$\displaystyle 5(x+2) +3 (2x) = 4[2(x+2)]$

$\displaystyle 5x +10 + 6x = 8x +16 $

$\displaystyle 3x = 6 $

$\displaystyle x = 2 $