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9/2x+1=4/x

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assuming those are 3 terms and not 2 you should start by noting all restrictions for x. In this case, x cannot be 0 because we can't divide by 0. multiply both sides by the lcm (2x) 9 + 2x = 8 ===> 2x = -1 ===> x = -1/2

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if it's really 9/(2x+1), then Robert's solution is the correct one, given below.

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