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mfleisch5
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok well ur gonna end up with this here hold on

mfleisch5
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then 5x=50 and then x=10 :)

wolfgirl
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2tht is very confusing to me, wht happened to the fractions?

dhatraditya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1first 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

dhatraditya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1315244980380:dw

dhatraditya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1for the LHS or RHS?

dhatraditya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1mfleisch5's answer is incorrect btw.

dhatraditya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I trust you can take it from there?

wolfgirl
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I got (5)/(5x25)=(5)/(5x25)

dhatraditya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1how did you get 5/(5x25) on the left hand side of the equation? can you show me the steps?

wolfgirl
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I multiplied the 5 and the x5, then I thought the 4 was negative and added it with the 1

dhatraditya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no, draw and show me. I don't understand what you just said.

dhatraditya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1first off all, 4 is not negative. secondly, that is not how you subtract fractions.

wolfgirl
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2ok what about (1)/(5(x25)) = (1)/(5(x25))

dhatraditya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1315245667613:dw

mfleisch5
 3 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

dhatraditya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1315245751739:dw

dhatraditya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no mfleisch5, x=10 is not the correct answer.

dhatraditya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{4}{x5} = \frac{4}{x5} \times \frac{5}{5} = \frac{20}{5(x5)}\]

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

mfleisch5
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0exactly. and then u multiply the other one by x5

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

mfleisch5
 3 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

dhatraditya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so the left hand side is \[\frac{20x+5}{5(x5)} = \frac{25x}{5(x5)}\]

dhatraditya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1now, the right hand side is \[\frac{5}{5x25} = \frac{5}{5(x5)}\]

dhatraditya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1that means \[\frac{25x}{5(x5)} = \frac{5}{5(x5)}\]

mfleisch5
 3 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

dhatraditya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the denominators are the same on both sides of the equation. that means the numerators are equal too. so, \[25x = 5\] solve for x.

dhatraditya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1got it, wolfgirl? also, mfleisch5, you are still wrong. follow the steps I have shown.

wolfgirl
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2almost, there are a lot of numbers

mfleisch5
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no. u are wrong. blah.

dhatraditya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ignore mfleisch5, ignore the pictures I drew, just follow the steps I have shown

dhatraditya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Let me know if you have any difficulties.

wolfgirl
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2alright I got it thanks :)

dhatraditya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1also, 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.

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

dhatraditya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1which is a contradiction. therefore x = 10 is not the correct answer.
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