anonymous
  • anonymous
I need help, Im not very good with fractions and I have an assignment with all fractions. 5/2+1/3=1/x
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  • schrodinger
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anonymous
  • anonymous
multiply every term by 6x, no more fractions!
anonymous
  • anonymous
what do u mean?
anonymous
  • anonymous
6x*5/2 + 6x*1/3 = 6x*1/x

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anonymous
  • anonymous
5/2 + 1/3 = 1/x (15+2)/6 = 1/x 17/6 = 1/x 17x = 6 x = 6/17
anonymous
  • anonymous
now what about 4/5z+9/z=1?
anonymous
  • anonymous
what would I multiply that by?
anonymous
  • anonymous
This way you can get rid of the fractions quickly instead of working with them Multiply by the least common multiple of the denominator Which in this case is 5z
anonymous
  • anonymous
z=1/4?
anonymous
  • anonymous
4 + 45 = 5z
anonymous
  • anonymous
49/5 = z
anonymous
  • anonymous
one more, 6/x+1=8/x
anonymous
  • anonymous
What is the Least Common Multiple of all the denominators?
anonymous
  • anonymous
x
anonymous
  • anonymous
1?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Right!
anonymous
  • anonymous
x
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok
anonymous
  • anonymous
so multiply every term by x
anonymous
  • anonymous
so.....8x=8x...which equals one
anonymous
  • anonymous
1x
anonymous
  • anonymous
im lost!!!
anonymous
  • anonymous
r uthere

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