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 one year ago
Solve the equation 3/2  1/x4 = 2/2x8 . Use complete sentences to explain how you solved this equation.
 one year 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
 one year 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
 one year 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
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so all the terms will go into 2x8 ?

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

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

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

cwrw238
 one year 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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