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vortish
 3 years ago
3/8x + 1/2 =3/8 solve and check the equation
vortish
 3 years ago
3/8x + 1/2 =3/8 solve and check the equation

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JakeV8
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you have some options... you could start by multiplying everything through by 8... that would get rid of the 8's in the denominators.

NY,NY
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0or you could subtract by 1/2 on both sides...

JakeV8
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1that's also a good first step.

vortish
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so if i multiplied every thing by 8 we would get 24/8 8/8 or 1 and 24/8 correct

mathew0135
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I agree, subtract by 0.5 on both sides, leaves you with (1/8). Multiply both sides by 8x and that should do it.

Hero
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{3x}{8} + \frac{1}{2} =\frac{3}{8}\] \[ \frac{1}{2} =\frac{3}{8} +\frac{3x}{8}\] \[ \frac{1}{2} =\frac{3+3x}{8}\] Cross Multiply: 8 = 2(3 + 3x) 8 = 6 + 6x 8  6 = 6x 2 = 6x 2/6 = x 1/3 = x

vortish
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im not looking for the answer just the steps to come up with the answer 3/8= 3/8  1/2

vortish
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hero that makes sense thanks for all the help all of you guys are great wish I understood this stuff better
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