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could someone show me how they got this solution? 5/6 x (x is variable) + 1/2 = 7/6, Thanks to anyone that can help me:) Denise



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dw:1359681779857:dwis this it?

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dw:1359681761583:dw is that what you have to start with?

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Yes:)

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dw:1359681806094:dwnow you can finish it, just multiply by 6 to get rid of those fractions

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Why or what is the rule that would tell me to multiply by 6 precal? Just so I know on the next problem like it:)

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6 is what we call LCD Least common denominator

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you could have also, used 12 but 12 is not an LCD

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Ohhhhh, I see now;) Thank you much precal, really do appreciate it:)

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you will still get the same answer but by using 12 remember to reduce answers at the end.

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They say the answer is 2/3 so I am not seeing that but I should be able to figure it out with your info:) ty again!!

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I'm sorry, the answer was 4/5 not 2/3, geesh! Thank you, you really helped and taught me a lot:) denise

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dw:1359746688478:dwsolution is 4/5