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# Solve the equation $\frac{x+5}{x+1}=9$

## Step-by-step Solution

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$x=-\frac{1}{2}$
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## Step-by-step Solution

Problem to solve:

$\frac{x+5}{x+1}=9$

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Multiply both sides of the equation by $x+1$

$x+5=9\left(x+1\right)$

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$x+5=9\left(x+1\right)$

Learn how to solve rational equations problems step by step online. Solve the equation (x+5)/(x+1)=9. Multiply both sides of the equation by x+1. Solve the product 9\left(x+1\right). Group the terms of the equation by moving the terms that have the variable x to the left side, and those that do not have it to the right side. Subtract the values 9 and -5.

$x=-\frac{1}{2}$
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sin
cos
tan
cot
sec
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atan
acot
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sinh
cosh
tanh
coth
sech
csch

asinh
acosh
atanh
acoth
asech
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$\frac{x+5}{x+1}=9$