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MichaelaRose
 2 years ago
Explain how to get x=3 from the equation:
(5x  1)/2 + (3x  1)/4 = 9/2
MichaelaRose
 2 years ago
Explain how to get x=3 from the equation: (5x  1)/2 + (3x  1)/4 = 9/2

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saifoo.khan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{5x1}{2} + \frac{3x1}{4} = \frac92\]that?

saifoo.khan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Ok, find the LCD of the left side. it will be 4. so we can write as, \[\frac{2(5x1) +(3x  1)}{4} = \frac92\]Agree?

saifoo.khan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Now try solving further..

MichaelaRose
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[(10x1) +(3x1)/4 =9/2\]

saifoo.khan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1a mistake, it's 10x  2

MichaelaRose
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oh yeah, that's what I meant haha

saifoo.khan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok.. move forward..

saifoo.khan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1good going.. now cross multiply.

MichaelaRose
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1335241220694:dw

MichaelaRose
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Oh, okay. So then I add six to both sides?

MichaelaRose
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1then I divide both sides by 14 and get x=2.78
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