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ajprincess Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
1.Multiply both sides by 5. 2.Divide both sides by 1
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phi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
from your previous problems you might have noticed: multiply both sides by the reciprocal of the number in front of the x you have 1/5 so multiply both sides by 5 (1/5 flipped)
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phi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you do this because 1/5 * 5 = 5/5 =1 and 1*x is x on the other hand (or should I say side) you get 6*5 surely you can finish?
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Amy876 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'm really confused now
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phi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
multiply BOTH sides by 5
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03453660 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the ans is 1/30
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phi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
don't be confused start with \[ \frac{1}{5} x = 6\] multiply both sides by the reciprocal of 1/5 which is 5 \[ 5 \cdot\frac{1}{5} x = 6 \cdot 5\] can you finish?
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phi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
on the right side of the =, what is 6 times 5 ?
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