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anonymous
 one year ago
Solve for x. Express the answer in simplest form.
2/1 = 8x  2 / 9
anonymous
 one year ago
Solve for x. Express the answer in simplest form. 2/1 = 8x  2 / 9

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jagr2713
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hey there :D is there answer choices ?

jagr2713
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok first we simplify 2/1 to get what?

jagr2713
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Goo we we have\[2=8x\frac{ 2 }{ 9 }\] left ok now what do we do next?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oops, should have specified= \[2 = (8x  2) / 9\]

jagr2713
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0nope we add 2/9 to both sides and what do we get?

jagr2713
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we add on both sides 2+2/9=?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0? I'm not following.

jagr2713
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we are tying to x by its self so we add on both sides b.c its negative

jagr2713
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you get it now @hputerpop

whpalmer4
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So the actual problem is \[\frac{2}{1} = \frac{8x2}{9}\]

whpalmer4
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1or \[\frac{2}{1} = 8x  \frac{2}{9}\]

jagr2713
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Or i was doing the 2/1=8x one

jagr2713
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do u understand @hputerpop

whpalmer4
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Unclear which one you said "yep" to... \[\frac{2}{1} = \frac{8x2}{9}\]I would crossmultiply: \[2*9 = 1*(8x2)\]\[18=8x2\]\[20=8x\]\[x=\]
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