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anonymous
 one year ago
3/3x+5=1/9x Help me solve plz
anonymous
 one year ago
3/3x+5=1/9x Help me solve plz

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welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1is this dw:1436285089563:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah thats what it looks like. So when i cross multiply, would it be 27x=3x+5?

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1next step is to subtract 3x from both sides

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[27x=3x+5\] then \[24x=5\]

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.124x /24 = 5/24 x = 5/24

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you divide both sides by 24

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah i still get 4.8

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[24x=5\] \[24x/24=5/24\]

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1thats right  but it looks like you have divided 24 by 5 rather than 5 by 24

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh so then that way i got 0.208

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so what would that be in fraction form?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That isnt one of my answer choices :(

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what are your choices?

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well the question must be different from the one we solved

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the first fraction is 3/ (2x + 5) not 3/(3x + 5)

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1thats ok so we have 27x = 2x + 5 25x = 5 x = 5/15

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And that reduces to....???

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh thank you so much :D
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