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anonymous
 3 years ago
X+5 over 3 = x3 over 4
anonymous
 3 years ago
X+5 over 3 = x3 over 4

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i posted this in the other than, does it look like this? \[\frac{ x + 5 }{ 3 } = \frac{ x  3 }{ 4 }\]

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what can we do with that?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Common denominator rite?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hahahahaha julie u are truely smart :]

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the lcd is obviously 12 which gets us?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so the Least common denominator of 3 and 4 is 12 so you have to multiply \[\frac{ x + 5 }{ 3 } * \frac{ 4 }{ 4 }\]

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no \[\frac{ 4x + 20}{12}\] but i see where you could have done the 20x

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i mean the solution @gaara438125

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the other side then becomes\[\frac{ 3x  9 }{ 12 }\] because we do \[\frac{ x  3 }{ 4 } * \frac{ 3 }{ 3 }\] so it looks like \[\frac{ 4x + 20 }{ 12 } = \frac{ 3x  9 }{ 12 }\]

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0multiply both sides by 12 to get what?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0since both sides are being divided by 12 you can multiply BOTH sides to rid of the fraction leaving only \[4x + 20 = 3x  9\]

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do i combine like terms

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes :] you are very smart i think your just not trying ;P
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