anonymous
  • anonymous
lost yet again -4/5x=3/5
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anonymous
  • anonymous
help
anonymous
  • anonymous
I got -12/25 but this does not work when i plug it in
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
is that \[\huge -\frac 45 x = \frac 35\]

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anonymous
  • anonymous
yes, it is how did you type in the fraction?
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
try clicking the equation button by the comment box...you should see the fraction command there
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
anyway if you multiply both sides by 5 what do you get?
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok i see it now thanks
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
welcome
anonymous
  • anonymous
for the -4/5 * 5 =-4 and 3/5*5=3
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
yes dont forget x
anonymous
  • anonymous
x=-4/3
anonymous
  • anonymous
wow I get so lost so quick
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
it's not -4/3
anonymous
  • anonymous
y, what did i do wrong
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
i assume you tried to solve it mentally. that's what you did wrong. do it step by step
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok give me a min
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
sure
anonymous
  • anonymous
do i flip the -4/5 when I isolate the x like this -4/5x=3/5 x= 3/5 div -5/4
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
\[\huge -\frac 45 x = \frac 35\] you start by multiplying both sides by 5
anonymous
  • anonymous
y 5
anonymous
  • anonymous
is it because both of the fraction have 5?
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
you multiply both sides by 5 because x has a denominator of 5
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok so this gets rid of the fractions
anonymous
  • anonymous
right ?
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
yes. so what does the equation look like after?
anonymous
  • anonymous
-4x=3 ?
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
right. so now what would you do?
anonymous
  • anonymous
div both sides by -4
anonymous
  • anonymous
-0.75
anonymous
  • anonymous
x=0.75
anonymous
  • anonymous
-0.75 my bad
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
yes that is right. but you should but it in fraction for
anonymous
  • anonymous
-4/3
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
form*
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
how did you get -4/3? (after i said it wasnt right)
anonymous
  • anonymous
1 1/3 sorry
anonymous
  • anonymous
looked at the wrong part of my paper
anonymous
  • anonymous
1/3
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
....what did you get again after you divided by 5?
anonymous
  • anonymous
-4x=3
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
so what did you after that?
anonymous
  • anonymous
-4x/5=3/5 =>-4x=3*5/5 =>-4x=3 =>x=-3/4
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
what did you do*
anonymous
  • anonymous
-3/4
anonymous
  • anonymous
wow I have been typing it upside down
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
what were you doing to get -4/3?
anonymous
  • anonymous
forgot to div both sides by -4 and because i can not reduce -3/4 that is my answer
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
you need to remember that you divide both sides by the coefficient of x ALWAYS... in this case your coefficient is 4..that's why you divide both sides by 4
anonymous
  • anonymous
because what i do to one side I do to the other
anonymous
  • anonymous
in order to get x alone I div -4x by -4 and I div 3 by -4 also this gives me -3/4
anonymous
  • anonymous
guys this problem is simple -4/5x=3/5 take the -4/5 and divide by 3/5 so you have X= -4/5 divided by 3/5 now flip the 3/5 to 5/3 so that is to change the divide to times so now you have -4/5 times 5/3= ??
anonymous
  • anonymous
-4/3
anonymous
  • anonymous
I am so wrong just looked at it
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
uhhh what?
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
so what's your answer...-3/4 or -4/3?
anonymous
  • anonymous
IDK!!!!!!!!
anonymous
  • anonymous
sorry for yelling
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
lol
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
you have -4x = 3 you said you divide by =4 so what happens if you do that?
anonymous
  • anonymous
the web site wolfram alfa said it is -4/3
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
could you post the URL of that wolframalpha?
anonymous
  • anonymous
http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=-4%2F5x%3D3%2F5 here it is
anonymous
  • anonymous
no need that is right -4/3 that is what I got when I worked the problem out as well.look at my post where I went step by step through this problem.
anonymous
  • anonymous
reduced form is 1and 1/3
anonymous
  • anonymous
nooo
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
you told be the problem was \[\huge -\frac 45 x = \frac 35\] what you posted in wolframalpha was \[\huge -\frac{4}{5x} = \frac 35\] see the difference/
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
you told me*
anonymous
  • anonymous
no
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
in the first one, the x is in the numerator. In the second one, the x is in the denominator
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
so which one is it?
anonymous
  • anonymous
what is this again??
anonymous
  • anonymous
the x is off to the side of the side like -4/4(x)
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
then like i said -4/3 is wrong
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
this is how you type it in wolfram http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=-4%2F5+x%3D3%2F5
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
wolfram is very meticulous and choosy so you have to wrie the question properly
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
got it now?
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
@tootie149 are you still there?
TheViper
  • TheViper
\[\huge -\frac 45 x = \frac 35\] \(\LARGE{-4x=\frac{3\times5}{5}}\) \(\LARGE{-4x=3}\) \(\LARGE{x=\frac{3}{-4}}\)

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