cassie4math
PLEASE HELP!! Solve for x: (3/x)(2/3)=5/6



This Question is Closed

sai1234
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
0
move 2/3 onto left side it will become+2/3
then take lcm

moongazer
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
1
apply the properties of equality
Ax+B=C
Ax+B+(B)=CB
Ax=CB
(1/A)(Ax)=(CB)(1/A)
X=(CB)/A

cassie4math
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
1
I dont undertstand! :/

sai1234
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
0
3/x=5/6+2/3
lets try next

cassie4math
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
1
ok so i worked through the problem to where its 9/6=3/x and so i cross multiplyed and got x=2 ... is that right!?

cassie4math
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
1
@sail1234

sai1234
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
0
lcm of 5/6+2/3 = 5+2*(2)/6 =9/6
equalise
3/x=9/6
reverse on both sides
x/3= 6/9
can u proceed

cassie4math
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
1
then you cross multiply?? it would still be 2... :/

cassie4math
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
1
@sail1234

moongazer
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
1
x=2 is correct :)

cassie4math
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
1
ok thanks!! ;)

sai1234
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
0
yes well done

moongazer
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
1
@cassie4math try checking www.khanacademy.org I think it has many videos about linear equations :)