anonymous
  • anonymous
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.khan
  • saifoo.khan
\[\frac{x+5}{5x} = \frac87\]Like this?
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes
saifoo.khan
  • saifoo.khan
Start with cross multiplying.

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saifoo.khan
  • saifoo.khan
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anonymous
  • anonymous
yes nd I get 5(x+5)=8*7
saifoo.khan
  • saifoo.khan
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anonymous
  • anonymous
oh i see
anonymous
  • anonymous
so you start from the left to right
anonymous
  • anonymous
let me try this
saifoo.khan
  • saifoo.khan
Sure.
anonymous
  • anonymous
should i let you figure out x or do you want me to tell you ?
anonymous
  • anonymous
so I see where I messed up at with the multiplying but I still dont see what I'm supposed to divide by
anonymous
  • anonymous
I guess yiu can tell me so I can figure it out... im lost
saifoo.khan
  • saifoo.khan
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anonymous
  • anonymous
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
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok and then when you come to the solution in the example it's a fraction
anonymous
  • anonymous
I understand your char @saifoo.khan, is there more
anonymous
  • anonymous
I'm writing this all out so I can try to understand.. thanks for your help
saifoo.khan
  • saifoo.khan
Now you just solve for x. And you're welcome.
anonymous
  • anonymous
I'm stuck... my example is different than what im seeing here @saifoo.khan
saifoo.khan
  • saifoo.khan
Don't look at the example. Solve one question at one time.

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