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anonymous
 5 years ago
find x, give your answer in fractions: x = 5 * (2x) + 1
anonymous
 5 years ago
find x, give your answer in fractions: x = 5 * (2x) + 1

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0anyone who helps me will get a new fan :)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I know the answer is 1.83333333333 but i need it in fractions

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[x=5(2x)+1\rightarrow x=105x+1\]Add 5x to both sides,\[6x=10+1 \rightarrow 6x=11\]Divide both sides by 6,\[x=\frac{11}{6}\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do i leave it like this, or do i have to make it like 1 5/6 ?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Depends...it doesn't really matter unless the question stipulates. Mathematicians leave fractions in this form  'improper fraction'  because we'd have to put it into this form anyway to do any further mathematics on it. If you like, you can reduce it down to \[x=\frac{11}{6}=\frac{6+5}{6}=\frac{6}{6}+\frac{5}{6}=1+\frac{5}{6}=1\frac{5}{6}\]but I wouldn't bother.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok, thanx, so in an exam i would just leave answers in improper fractions

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Just check with your teacher on what they want you to do. Like I said, UNLESS the question says to do something with it, just leave it  11/6 and 1+5/6 are equivalent numbers.
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