Got Homework?
Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing

This Question is Closed

tootie149 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I got 12/25 but this does not work when i plug it in
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
is that \[\huge \frac 45 x = \frac 35\]
 one year ago

tootie149 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes, it is how did you type in the fraction?
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
try clicking the equation button by the comment box...you should see the fraction command there
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
anyway if you multiply both sides by 5 what do you get?
 one year ago

tootie149 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok i see it now thanks
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
welcome
 one year ago

tootie149 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
for the 4/5 * 5 =4 and 3/5*5=3
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
yes dont forget x
 one year ago

tootie149 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
wow I get so lost so quick
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
it's not 4/3
 one year ago

tootie149 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
y, what did i do wrong
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
i assume you tried to solve it mentally. that's what you did wrong. do it step by step
 one year ago

tootie149 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok give me a min
 one year ago

tootie149 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
do i flip the 4/5 when I isolate the x like this 4/5x=3/5 x= 3/5 div 5/4
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\[\huge \frac 45 x = \frac 35\] you start by multiplying both sides by 5
 one year ago

tootie149 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
is it because both of the fraction have 5?
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
you multiply both sides by 5 because x has a denominator of 5
 one year ago

tootie149 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok so this gets rid of the fractions
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
yes. so what does the equation look like after?
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
right. so now what would you do?
 one year ago

tootie149 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
div both sides by 4
 one year ago

tootie149 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
0.75 my bad
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
yes that is right. but you should but it in fraction for
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
how did you get 4/3? (after i said it wasnt right)
 one year ago

tootie149 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
1 1/3 sorry
 one year ago

tootie149 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
looked at the wrong part of my paper
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
....what did you get again after you divided by 5?
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
so what did you after that?
 one year ago

simplicity Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
4x/5=3/5 =>4x=3*5/5 =>4x=3 =>x=3/4
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
what did you do*
 one year ago

tootie149 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
wow I have been typing it upside down
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
what were you doing to get 4/3?
 one year ago

tootie149 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
forgot to div both sides by 4 and because i can not reduce 3/4 that is my answer
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
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
 one year ago

tootie149 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
because what i do to one side I do to the other
 one year ago

tootie149 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
in order to get x alone I div 4x by 4 and I div 3 by 4 also this gives me 3/4
 one year ago

godorovg Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
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= ??
 one year ago

tootie149 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I am so wrong just looked at it
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
uhhh what?
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
so what's your answer...3/4 or 4/3?
 one year ago

tootie149 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
IDK!!!!!!!!
 one year ago

tootie149 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
sorry for yelling
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
you have 4x = 3 you said you divide by =4 so what happens if you do that?
 one year ago

tootie149 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the web site wolfram alfa said it is 4/3
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
could you post the URL of that wolframalpha?
 one year ago

tootie149 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=4%2F5x%3D3%2F5 here it is
 one year ago

godorovg Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
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.
 one year ago

tootie149 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
reduced form is 1and 1/3
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
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/
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
you told me*
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
in the first one, the x is in the numerator. In the second one, the x is in the denominator
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
so which one is it?
 one year ago

godorovg Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what is this again??
 one year ago

tootie149 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the x is off to the side of the side like 4/4(x)
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
then like i said 4/3 is wrong
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
this is how you type it in wolfram http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=4%2F5+x%3D3%2F5
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
wolfram is very meticulous and choosy so you have to wrie the question properly
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
got it now?
 one year ago

lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
@tootie149 are you still there?
 one year ago

TheViper Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[\huge \frac 45 x = \frac 35\] \(\LARGE{4x=\frac{3\times5}{5}}\) \(\LARGE{4x=3}\) \(\LARGE{x=\frac{3}{4}}\)
 one year ago
See more questions >>>
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.