# Thread: How do i work ths one out?

1. ## How do i work ths one out?

11= (x - 3) / (x + 1)

2. Originally Posted by skaterollie0
11= (x - 3) / (x + 1)
begin by multiplying both sides by (x + 1), you will get,

11(x + 1) = x - 3

can you take it from here? you want to get the x one one side of the equation by itself

3. yep sorted, cheers