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Amy876
 3 years ago
Solve 1/5x = 6
A. 30
B. 6/5
C. 1
D. 6 1/5
Amy876
 3 years ago
Solve 1/5x = 6 A. 30 B. 6/5 C. 1 D. 6 1/5

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ajprincess
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01.Multiply both sides by 5. 2.Divide both sides by 1

phi
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1from 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)

phi
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you 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?

phi
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1don'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?

phi
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1on the right side of the =, what is 6 times 5 ?
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