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-6/(b+2) = 5/(b-9)

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-6(b-9)/(b+2)=5

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B. 2
C. 3
D. -4
E. 4

Can someone tell me why this turns to this, when getting rid of the denominators?
I'm not following why the variables are rewritten this way? Please explain.
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