## straybirds 3 years ago I need some help understanding how to do this problem. 1/4x+3=2

1. SaiKiranAGSK

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2. andriod09

$\frac{1}{4}x+3=2$$-3=-3$$\frac{1}{4}x=-1$$x=(-.25)$

3. SaiKiranAGSK

hey @andriod09 ..... wat the thing u r doing....

4. andriod09

its called LaTeX and im using $\$ minus the middle \ or you can use the equation button.

5. SaiKiranAGSK

iam taking about the procedure of the problem @andriod09

6. mayankdevnani

yaa you're right

7. SaiKiranAGSK

who is r8, @mayankdevnani

8. mayankdevnani

you

9. SaiKiranAGSK

thnxx..

10. AccessDenied

I am uncertain of andriod09's last step (1/4)x = -1 ==> x = -.25 I believe he divided 4 off instead of multiplying 4 to both sides.

11. mayankdevnani

welcome

12. SaiKiranAGSK

yeah... u r r8... @AccessDenied

13. mayankdevnani

no it do like this |dw:1349703977843:dw|

14. mayankdevnani

ok

15. mayankdevnani

@straybirds @AccessDenied @SaiKiranAGSK ok

16. AccessDenied

Cross multiplication would work, but multiplying both sides by 4 will accomplish the same thing, cancelling the (1/4)x on the left hand side. :) |dw:1349704242008:dw|

17. SaiKiranAGSK

we too did d same thing....@AccessDenied

18. mayankdevnani

19. AccessDenied

No problems. o.O I just assumed by your message that you were correcting something with cross multiplication: "no it do like this" However, the question is answered, so I will leave. :)

20. SaiKiranAGSK

KK.... @AccessDenied

21. mayankdevnani

ok