Multiply each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Simplify .

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Rewrite the equation as .

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Subtract from .

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Dividing two negative values results in a positive value.

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Solve for a 9/(2a-5)=-2