## anonymous one year ago Solve for x: 3 over 4 x + 5 over 8 = 4x Write your answer as a fraction in simplest form.

1. anonymous

You need to find the Least Common Denominator, and multiply both sides by it. Do you know how to do that?

2. anonymous

$\frac{ \[\frac{ 3 }{ 4x+5 }$ }{ 8=4x }\]

3. anonymous

like that?

4. anonymous

|dw:1437734140226:dw| like that

5. anonymous

You need to find the LCD and multiply both sides by it, then cancel out like terms. Then solve for x. Can you tell me what the LCD is?