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