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anonymous
 4 years ago
(4)/(x5)(1)/(5) = (5)/(5x25)
anonymous
 4 years ago
(4)/(x5)(1)/(5) = (5)/(5x25)

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1315244053369:dw

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok well ur gonna end up with this here hold on

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then 5x=50 and then x=10 :)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0tht is very confusing to me, wht happened to the fractions?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0first step: subtract 1/5 from 4/x5 and post what you get. you know how to subtract fractions I assume? take LCM and cross multiply to subtract the LHS expression

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1315244980380:dw

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0mfleisch5's answer is incorrect btw.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I trust you can take it from there?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got (5)/(5x25)=(5)/(5x25)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how did you get 5/(5x25) on the left hand side of the equation? can you show me the steps?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I multiplied the 5 and the x5, then I thought the 4 was negative and added it with the 1

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no, draw and show me. I don't understand what you just said.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0first off all, 4 is not negative. secondly, that is not how you subtract fractions.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok what about (1)/(5(x25)) = (1)/(5(x25))

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1315245667613:dw

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wolfgirl, all you have to do is multiply 5 and x5. once u do that, you will have all common denominators, so you can cross them out. then you are left with what i gave you, and the answer is x=10

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1315245751739:dw

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no mfleisch5, x=10 is not the correct answer.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{4}{x5} = \frac{4}{x5} \times \frac{5}{5} = \frac{20}{5(x5)}\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0similarly, \[\frac{1}{5} = \frac{1}{5} \times \frac{x5}{x5} = \frac{(x5)}{5(x5)}\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0exactly. and then u multiply the other one by x5

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so, \[\frac{4}{x5}  \frac{1}{5} = \frac{20}{5(x5)}  \frac{x5}{5(x5)} = \frac{20(x5)}{5(x5)}\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no, because everything has 5(x5) so u can take all of the denominators out

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the left hand side is \[\frac{20x+5}{5(x5)} = \frac{25x}{5(x5)}\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now, the right hand side is \[\frac{5}{5x25} = \frac{5}{5(x5)}\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that means \[\frac{25x}{5(x5)} = \frac{5}{5(x5)}\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if that is true then that would mean there would be unlimited answers because no matter what u put for x it will work out. u are wrong hatra! its 10

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the denominators are the same on both sides of the equation. that means the numerators are equal too. so, \[25x = 5\] solve for x.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0got it, wolfgirl? also, mfleisch5, you are still wrong. follow the steps I have shown.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0almost, there are a lot of numbers

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no. u are wrong. blah.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ignore mfleisch5, ignore the pictures I drew, just follow the steps I have shown

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Let me know if you have any difficulties.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0alright I got it thanks :)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0also, mfleisch5, substitute 10 in the original equation and see if it is right. its a very easy test to see if your answer is correct or not.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0when you substitute x = 10 in \[\frac{4}{x5}\frac{1}{5} = \frac{5}{5x25} \] you get \[\frac{4}{105}\frac{1}{5} = \frac{5}{5025} \rightarrow \frac{4}{5}\frac{1}{5} = \frac{5}{25}\] \[\frac{3}{5} = \frac{1}{5}\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0which is a contradiction. therefore x = 10 is not the correct answer.
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