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anonymous

  • 5 years ago

does any body know 1/6-x/2=x-5/3??

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  1. anonymous
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    i am not sure how to get the answer for this alittle help?

  2. anonymous
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    \[\frac{1}{6}=\frac{x}{2}=x-\frac{5}{3}\]?

  3. anonymous
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    i meant \[\frac{1}{6}-\frac{x}{2}=x-\frac{5}{3}\]

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    how did u get that answer??

  5. anonymous
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    oops yes that how u write it

  6. anonymous
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    if the fractions annoy you, multiply both sides (everything) by 6 to clear them. \[6\times(\frac{1}{6}-\frac{x}{2})=6\times (x-\frac{5}{3})\] \[1-3x=6x-10\] \[11=9x\] \[\frac{11}{9}=x\] check my algebra.

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    yes the faction did annoy me... thanks for the answer {thumbs up}

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    welcome

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