# Solve the following equations: (2x-1)/(x+1)=3

Solve the following equations:
$\frac{2x-1}{x+1}=3$
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Kiana Cantu
$\frac{2x-1}{x+1}=\frac{3}{1}$, $\frac{a}{b}\ne \frac{c}{d}$
$\left(1\right)\left(2x-1\right)=3\left(x+1\right)$, $ad=bc$
$2x-1=3x+3$
$-2x-2x$
$-1=x+3$
$x=-4$
$\frac{2\left(-4\right)-1}{-4+1}=3$
$\frac{-9}{-3}=3$
Answer:$x=-4$
Jeffrey Jordon