I am confused 5/(3+4x) = 4/(4x+3).
If we cross multiply, we get
5(4x+3) = 4(3+4x)
4x +15 = 12
4x = -3
x = -3/4
but, if we multiply both sides by (4x+3), we get
5=4 no solution which one is right and why the the wrong one wrong?
why cant we distribute here? 5(4x+3) = 4(3+4x)