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anonymous
 5 years ago
I have no idea where to start on this problem..... Any help, please :)
10  3/7 x = 5
anonymous
 5 years ago
I have no idea where to start on this problem..... Any help, please :) 10  3/7 x = 5

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dumbcow
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i am you need to solve for x

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0multiply each side of the equation with 7x

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you need to go back to school for english, dumbcow?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so how do I start that? do I add 3/7 to the right side?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0nurse, is x in the denominator of the fraction?

dumbcow
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes thats why i do math

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0get ride of the fractions and multiply by 7 in each side

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no X is not the denominator

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Frederick, what do I do next?

dumbcow
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.010 (3/7)*x = 10 Add 10 to both sides _>(3/7)*x = 20 multiply by reciprocal of 3/7 on both sides >x = 20*(7/3) > x = 140/3

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you would not get 103=5(7x), you would get 10(7x)3=5(7x), which does not help. Isolate x, => (3/7)x=510 => x = (510)/(3/7)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0nurse just google it since dumbcow doesn't know what he's doing

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry i made a mistake. the equation is 10(3/7)x = 5, add 10 to both sides, then divide by (3/7)

dumbcow
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0haha oops yeah i wrote the problem down wrong x=105/3

gw2011
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Add +10 to both sides of the equation because you want to keep the unknowns (x in this case) on one side of the equation and the knowns on the otherside of the equation. This will give you the following: 3/7x=5+10=15 Now multiply both side of the equation by 7 (since there is a minus sign and you want to put the knowns on the same side of the equation) and divde by (for the same reason of putting the knowns on the same side of the equatioin). This gives you the following: x=[(15) (7)]/3 x=35

gw2011
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I inadvertently left out the number 3 when I said to "and divide by (for the same reason...)." Obviously, the number 3 should have been placed after "divide by." However, you can see this in the equation where the number 3 is dividing the equation.
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