# SOLUTION: I know the answer to the problem, I just need it explained. The book I'm using is a refresher, and it doesn't explain or give a similar example to this problem at all. It's a ridic

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 Question 254609: I know the answer to the problem, I just need it explained. The book I'm using is a refresher, and it doesn't explain or give a similar example to this problem at all. It's a ridiculous problem of fractions divided by fractions, so basically fractions of fractions with a variable in for good measure. I hope I can make sense of it here: The answer is apparently I figured the -18/11 easy, but what happened to the variable fractions is far beyond me. Sorry for all the parenthesis... it was the only way I could get the problem to look anything like my workbook. Any takers?Answer by Alan3354(30993)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Multiply thru by 99 to reduce the complexity: = = = 18*(5x + 1)/(11*(-3x - 1)) = your answer The answer is apparently