# SOLUTION: {{{(x-1)/(2x+1))}}}= {{{(x+1)/(x-1)}}} Enter the smaller number here __ and the larger on here __. Can some one please explain this to me. I don't have any clue as to how they want

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 Question 16273: = Enter the smaller number here __ and the larger on here __. Can some one please explain this to me. I don't have any clue as to how they want this solved.Found 2 solutions by Earlsdon, tjnw79:Answer by Earlsdon(6287)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Solve for x: Cross-multiply. Perform the indicated multiplication on both sides. Subtract x^2 from both sides. Add 2x to both sides. Subtract 1 from both sides. Factor an x on the right side. App;y the zero products principle. and/or If , then The two roots are: x = 0 x = -5 Finally: The smaller number is -5 The larger number is 0 Answer by tjnw79(57)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Thank you I would have never got it.