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spiderman10
 2 years ago
Solve the equation 3/2  1/x4 = 2/2x8 . Use complete sentences to explain how you solved this equation.
spiderman10
 2 years ago
Solve the equation 3/2  1/x4 = 2/2x8 . Use complete sentences to explain how you solved this equation.

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cwrw238
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1first you find the LCD of 2, x4 and 2x8 do you know why this is?

cwrw238
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no LCD is the lowest common denominate r that means the lowest term into which each term will divide here it is 2x  8 2x  8 / 2 = x 4 2x  8 / x  4 = 2 and of course 2x  8 / 2x  8 = 1

spiderman10
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so all the terms will go into 2x8 ?

cwrw238
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1all the denominators will so we multiply through by 2x  8: dw:1372281835644:dw

cwrw238
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oooh  thats a illy mistake of mine look at the second term it should be 1 * 2 NOT 1 * x  4

cwrw238
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so this reduces to 3(x  4)  2 = 2 which is easy to solve

cwrw238
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1do you understand the mistake i made?

cwrw238
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1hold it  4 cannot be a solution because 1 / x 4 = 1 /4  4 = 1/0 which has no value there are NO solutions to this equation
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