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ChristianGeek Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Same technique as the previous problem you posted.
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cupcake_queen Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
im not good at fractions
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cupcake_queen Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i did 1/22/8x=7/2
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ChristianGeek Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
First, be careful with signs. When you move the 7/8x from one side to the other you have to subtract it from both sides, so on the left side you end up with 5/8x  7/8x, or 12/8x. Then subtract the 1/2 from both sides.
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ChristianGeek Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Next, multiply both sides by 1 so your x is positive, simplify the 12/8, and you'll find you have a common denominator on both sides that you can get rid of. The rest should be obvious and easy!
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cupcake_queen Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so then its 12/8x=6/2
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cupcake_queen Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
then i think u multiply
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ChristianGeek Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Exactly...multiply both sides by 2 once you have the common denominator. Nice job!
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