This video is all about how to calculate the value of x in an algebraic fraction.

Solve:

5/(x+1) – 3/2(x+1) = 1/2

The question is aimed at around grade 7+ GCSE maths.

These types of questions appear in all the main examination boards, including Edexcel, AQA and OCR. They are popular and, once you have the basic principles, fairly similar. Please do stop the video, try the question and compare your solution!

I hope the video helps and please do leave a comment – thanks!

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I hope it becomes a little clearer as you work through the quick test videos, before moving on to the higher levels. They do take a bit of a leap forward, although should be OK if you have viewed the earlier ones.

If you would like to find out more try these!

Simplify an algebra fraction using factorising

Expand brackets and simplify mid-level GCSE maths algebra

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Please do leave a comment below if you are not sure. Alternately you can view my YouTube channel and leave a comment there – I’ll always try to respond as quickly as possible.

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