### Home > INT3 > Chapter 1 > Lesson 1.1.3 > Problem 1-41

1-41.

Is the equation on line 2 equivalent to line 1?

What is the problem on line 2? What do you need to do to fix it?

Multiply both sides of the equation, making a note that *x* ≠ 0.

You now have a quadratic equation to solve.

*x* = −1 or *x* = 5