Hello Everyone,

(3-x)/(x+1) = 2/1. Solve for x. (answer is apparently 1/3)

(x+3)/10 = (3x-2)/8. Solve for x. (answer is 2)

The problems in my book do not have any parenthesis, I just added to avoid confusion. Please explain how to solve these problems using algebra, specifically the laws of proportions. Any help is greatly appreciated!

(3-x)/(x+1) = 2/1. Solve for x. (answer is apparently 1/3)

(x+3)/10 = (3x-2)/8. Solve for x. (answer is 2)

The problems in my book do not have any parenthesis, I just added to avoid confusion. Please explain how to solve these problems using algebra, specifically the laws of proportions. Any help is greatly appreciated!

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