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anonymous
 one year ago
Solve for x: 3 over 4 x + 5 over 8 = 4x
anonymous
 one year ago
Solve for x: 3 over 4 x + 5 over 8 = 4x

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welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1437764425692:dw

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1multuply through by the LCM 8x

Haseeb96
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1437764448811:dw

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1437764496079:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1437732201178:dw

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you now need to solve the quadratic equation 32x^2  5x  6 = 0

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok you need to use the quadratic formula x = [ b +/ sqrt(b^2  4ac)] / 2a where a , b and c are the coefficients in the equation ax^2 + bx + c = 0

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so in our case we have a = 32, b = 5 and c = 6

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1plug these into the formula to find the values of x

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so we have x = [(5) +/ sqrt(25  4*32*6)] / 64

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1work that out on ur calculator.

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1there are 2 roots  one using the  and one using the +

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0am i solving whats in parenthesis ?

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1work out the parentheses first
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