### Home > CCG > Chapter 5 > Lesson 5.3.1 > Problem 5-81

5-81.

Solve the equations below, if possible. If there is no solution, explain why.

Multiply both sides by

. Distribute the

to both terms and simplify the right side. Combine like terms on one side.

Distribute the

and then simplify before solving for .

Factor this equation to find the solutions.

or

Multiply each term by

to simplify.