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Jravenv
 one year ago
Can you assist me with this please?
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 one year ago
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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0show what you have done so far

Jravenv
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I haven't done anything, I don't really understand the question to be honest. If you could help me with a step by step process I'd really appreciate it.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok, first we have the problem below and we want to isolate x, i.e. find an expression for x in terms of "a" and "b". \[\frac{5a}{x} = \frac{5b}{x1}\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the fist step is to multiply both sides by \(x(x1)\), so we get: \[x(x1)\frac{5a}{x} = x(x1)\frac{5b}{x1}\] \[5a(x1) = 5bx\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now you expand the parethesis: \[5ax  5a = 5bx\] \[5ax  5bx = 5a\] \[5x(ab) = 5a\] \[x(ab) = a\]

Jravenv
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Get the x to the equal sign, so would I divide both sides by x?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No... now, in order to find and expression to x, that is, find something like this: "x = ...", just divide both sides by \(ab\)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So we get \[x = \frac{a}{ab}\]

Jravenv
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That's a really complicated process, I kind of get it but for future references would you mind helping me to comprehend how you get an expression for the terms of "a" and "b".

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sure, but you should learn this, it's very important, you are going to use it everywhere in math

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It's just a process of isolating x to one side and everything else to the other side

Jravenv
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm not good at math at all, I've tried to learn all this, but I have serious troubles comprehending this type of stuff. I don't have a teacher because I'm homeschooled also so I'm sort of stuck with OpenStudy.
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