That makes no sense at all! What happened to the "= "?

You can always "get rid" of fractions by multiplying both sides of the equation by all the denominators.so I assume the step they did was to multiple the numerator of the first fraction by the denominator of the second giving and then joining the and

If this is true then does this apply to every fraction of this type?

So my next move would be to multiple by each term in the brackets? I don't get what to do next. Fractions really suck

What do you get when you multiply

?

(It's not the fractions that suck.)