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burhan101
 one year ago
Solve for 'x'
burhan101
 one year ago
Solve for 'x'

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burhan101
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\huge 0=1 \frac{ 1 }{ 2x^{\frac{ 3 }{ 2}}} \]

Abhishek619
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1371705222820:dw

burhan101
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how does it equal one ?!

terenzreignz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2slowly :D Why don't we bring \(\huge \frac1{2x^{\frac32}}\) to the left side like this... \[\Large \frac1{2x^{\frac32}}=1\] clear now? :)

burhan101
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1371743475441:dw

terenzreignz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2We basically added \[\huge \frac1{2x^{\frac32}}\] to both sides as per the addition property of equality.

terenzreignz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Well then, can you solve it from here?

burhan101
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do i multiply by both sides?

burhan101
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1371743682268:dw

terenzreignz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Never mind that for now. Why don't we multiply both sides by \[\Large 2x^{\frac32}\] That gives us... \[\Large 1 = 2x^{\frac32}\] And divide both sides by 2...

terenzreignz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2true dat :) Now you can raise both sides to the \(\LARGE \frac23\) power (just to get rid of the exponent of x) You then get...?

burhan101
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1371743929750:dw like this?

terenzreignz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2That gives you x. What about the righthand side?

terenzreignz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Oh, were you supposed to give it in decimal form? okay then :D

burhan101
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I can get a fraction answer too?

terenzreignz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Well, the best you can hope for is the uglylooking \[\Large \left(\frac12\right)^{\frac23}\]

terenzreignz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2and that is the correct answer :)

burhan101
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh so i should probably keep it,

terenzreignz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Yeah, unless you were specifically asked for an approximation :)

terenzreignz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Oh well... now I have to go :) Please practice solving algebraic equations :D  Terence out
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