# I don't understand how to find the inverse of a function. For example, f(x)=x+1/2x+1 . Why does the inverse equal x-1/1-2x and not 1-x/2x-1? Which variables are you supposed to transfer to the other side?Thanks!

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I don't understand how to find the inverse of a function. For example, f(x)=x+1/2x+1 . Why does the inverse equal x-1/1-2x and not 1-x/2x-1? Which variables are you supposed to transfer to the other side?

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