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tmybby

  • 3 years ago

I need help please??? Solve for x 2/3x-2/8=1/4

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  1. thomaster
    • 3 years ago
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    \[\frac{ 2 }{ 3x }-\frac{ 2 }{ 8 }=\frac{ 1 }{ 4 }\]Is that the equation?

  2. tmybby
    • 3 years ago
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    yes!

  3. thomaster
    • 3 years ago
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    first thing you do is bring -(2/8) to the right. \[\frac{ 1 }{ 4 }+\frac{ 2 }{ 8 } = \frac{ 1 }{ 2 }\]Now the equation will be like\[\frac{ 2 }{ 3x }=\frac{ 1 }{ 2 }\]

  4. tmybby
    • 3 years ago
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    is that all?

  5. thomaster
    • 3 years ago
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    yep, the answer would be x=1.3333333333333333333...

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