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  • 4 years ago

In solving the proportion x-3/4 = 1/4 , which of the following would be your first step? a) 4(x- 3) = 1 b) 1(x- 3) = 4(4) c) 4(x- 3) = 4(1) d) 1(x- 3) = 4

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  1. Wondermath
    • 4 years ago
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    can't you just move the 3/4 to the other side and solve it?

  2. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    4(x-3)=4(1), cross multiply

  3. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    You could do that, but it's not one of the answer options

  4. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    Then the answer is 4 :D ?

  5. Wondermath
    • 4 years ago
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    oh u should have added the brackets x-3/4 = 1/4 and (x-3)/4 = 1/4 mean different things

  6. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    Ty and i'm sorry :I

  7. Wondermath
    • 4 years ago
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    haha np

  8. Hero
    • 4 years ago
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    Hold on a sec, I h ave it

  9. Hero
    • 4 years ago
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    |dw:1327808207988:dw|

  10. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    He already answered the question, I understand now. Ty though. :]

  11. Hero
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    |dw:1327808259734:dw|

  12. Hero
    • 4 years ago
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    Actually, that's the by the book way to do it. I personally don't do it that way.

  13. Hero
    • 4 years ago
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    Instead, I do this: |dw:1327808354713:dw|

  14. Hero
    • 4 years ago
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    |dw:1327808393532:dw|

  15. anonymous
    • 3 years ago
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    -6>n-4

  16. anonymous
    • 3 years ago
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    whts the soulition set

  17. anonymous
    • 3 years ago
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    -6>n-4 whats the soulition set

  18. anonymous
    • 3 years ago
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    solve the inequality 8(1 -4s) <40

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