y = 2x + 1/ x + 1

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- Aug 20th 2008, 04:39 PMkatchat64Solve for x
y = 2x + 1/ x + 1

- Aug 20th 2008, 05:10 PMskeeter
note: in future, please use grouping symbols for the sake of clarity.

like so ...

y = (2x + 1)/(x + 1)

y(x + 1) = 2x + 1

yx + y = 2x + 1

yx - 2x = 1 - y

x(y - 2) = 1 - y

x = (1 - y)/(y - 2)