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solve x+5/5x=8/7.....I cant figure out what to divide by because both sides of the equation's don't have the same factor
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solve x+5/5x=8/7.....I cant figure out what to divide by because both sides of the equation's don't have the same factor
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saifoo.khanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\[\frac{x+5}{5x} = \frac87\]Like this?
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saifoo.khanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Start with cross multiplying.
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saifoo.khanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
dw:1353266680517:dw
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mathgirl501Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes nd I get 5(x+5)=8*7
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saifoo.khanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
dw:1353266710758:dw
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mathgirl501Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so you start from the left to right
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BurrDaBossBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
should i let you figure out x or do you want me to tell you ?
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mathgirl501Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so I see where I messed up at with the multiplying but I still dont see what I'm supposed to divide by
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mathgirl501Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I guess yiu can tell me so I can figure it out... im lost
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saifoo.khanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
dw:1353267319233:dw
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mathgirl501Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'm looking at this example but the example has the equation with the factor of 5 and it's telling me to divide both sides by 5
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mathgirl501Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok and then when you come to the solution in the example it's a fraction
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mathgirl501Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I understand your char @saifoo.khan, is there more
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mathgirl501Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'm writing this all out so I can try to understand.. thanks for your help
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saifoo.khanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Now you just solve for x. And you're welcome.
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mathgirl501Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'm stuck... my example is different than what im seeing here @saifoo.khan
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saifoo.khanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Don't look at the example. Solve one question at one time.
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