## melissaneedshelp 3 years ago Show all work to solve 1 over x plus 2 over 9=1 over 3. Use complete sentences to explain how to solve this equation.

1. melissaneedshelp

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2. pfenn1

$(1/x) + (2/9) = (1/3)$ Well the first thing I would do is find the common denominator. Do you know how to do that?

3. melissaneedshelp

3 is the CD

4. sheg

${{1}\over{x}} + {{2}\over{9}} = {{1}\over{3}}$ ${{1}\over{x}} = {{1}\over{3}}-{{2}\over{9}}$ ${{1}\over{x}} = {{3-2}\over{9}}$ ${{1}\over{x}} = {{1}\over{9}}$ $x = 9$

5. melissaneedshelp

WOW , thanks for that :)

6. bugattiboy

x+9 ---- 3

7. bugattiboy

can you help me