# Polynomials and Rational Expressions Question

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## Grade 9 Polynomials and Rational Expressions CCSS: HSA-REI.A.1

[math](3x)/2 + 4 = 4/5[/math]

Step 1: | [math] (3x)/2 + 4 - 4 [/math] | [math]= \ \ 4/5 - 4[/math] |

Step 2: | [math](3x)/2[/math] | [math]= \ \ -16/5 [/math] |

Step 3: | [math] \ \ \ [/math] | [math] \ \ \ \ [/math] |

Step 4: | [math]3x[/math] | [math]= \ \ -32/5 [/math] |

Step 5: | [math](3x)/3[/math] | [math]= \ \ -32/(5*3) [/math] |

Step 6: | [math]x[/math] | [math]= \ \ -32/15 [/math] |

- Multiply by 2 on both sides.
- Get rid of the fraction on the left hand side.
- Multiply by 1/2 on both sides.
- Subtract 16/5 from the left hand side.