(a)
Solve the equation.
Get rid of the fraction by multiplying both sides by the denominator .
Expand the brackets.
Bring the x terms to one side of the equation by subtracting x from both sides.
Get the x term by itself by adding 2 to both sides.
Solve by dividing both sides by 2.
(b)
Solve the equation.
Isolate the fraction by subtracting 2 from both sides.
Get rid of the fraction by multiplying both sides by the denominator (3).
Get the x term by itself by subtracting 1 from both sides.