(3x-1) -5

------- = ------

4 11

(3x-1) -5

------- = ------

4 11

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Samolia,

First multiply by 11 so that

[11(3x-1)]/4 = -5

then multiply by 4 so that

11(3x-1) = -5(4)

Smplify

33x-11 = -20

add 11 to each side to get

33x = 11-20

and

33x = -9

divide by 33

x = -9/33

reduce

x = -3/11

plug it back in to check

Hope that helps!

Art

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