1/(x+1)+2x/(x-1) = 1 solve for x. Topic: Math 1 Answer | Add Yours jeew-m | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus Posted on August 5, 2013 at 2:23 PM (Answer #1) `1/(x+1)+(2x)/(x-1) = 1` `((x-1)+2x(x+1))/((x-1)(x+1)) = 1` using common denominator `x-1+2x^2+2x = x^2-1` `x^2+3x = 0` `x(x+3) = 0` `x = 0 or x = -3` So the answer is x = -3 or x = 0 We’ve answered 397,523 questions. We can answer yours, too. Ask a question

jeew-m | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus Posted on August 5, 2013 at 2:23 PM (Answer #1) `1/(x+1)+(2x)/(x-1) = 1` `((x-1)+2x(x+1))/((x-1)(x+1)) = 1` using common denominator `x-1+2x^2+2x = x^2-1` `x^2+3x = 0` `x(x+3) = 0` `x = 0 or x = -3` So the answer is x = -3 or x = 0