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Solve. 3/2 x – 4 = 16
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MathLegend
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Add 4 to both sides

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3/2x = 20

FaithIsASiren_OhKellin?
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Oh so you do the same, ok. then what?

luxiliu
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multiply by 2/3 on both sides

MathLegend
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Get rid of the fraction by multiplying the denominator by 2 and 20 by 2

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Then divide by 3

luxiliu
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just multiply both sides by 2/3 because 2/3*3/2 is one, it will be cancelled and you will just have x on one side

FaithIsASiren_OhKellin?
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I'm so confused. so multiply that and get 1 which is cancelled and then what?

MathLegend
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3/2x = 20

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Multiply 3/2 times 2 and 20 times 2

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3x = 40

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@FaithIsASiren_OhKellin? do you understand that?

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When I multiplied the fraction by 2 it canceled out the denominator.

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dw:1353533796125:dw

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x=40/3 is answer

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