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JakeV8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you have some options... you could start by multiplying everything through by 8... that would get rid of the 8's in the denominators.
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NY,NY Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
or you could subtract by 1/2 on both sides...
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JakeV8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
that's also a good first step.
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vortish Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok so if i multiplied every thing by 8 we would get 24/8 8/8 or 1 and 24/8 correct
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mathew0135 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I agree, subtract by 0.5 on both sides, leaves you with (1/8). Multiply both sides by 8x and that should do it.
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Hero Group TitleBest 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
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vortish Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
im not looking for the answer just the steps to come up with the answer 3/8= 3/8  1/2
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Hero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I provided steps
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vortish Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
hero that makes sense thanks for all the help all of you guys are great wish I understood this stuff better
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