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anonymous
 one year ago
Solve for x.
5x1/4=6
What value of x makes the equation true?
anonymous
 one year ago
Solve for x. 5x1/4=6 What value of x makes the equation true?

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Astrophysics
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{ 5x1 }{ 4 }=6\] like this?

Astrophysics
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You can cross multiply

Astrophysics
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[5x1 = 6(4)\] now solve for x

Astrophysics
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No, not quite, how did you get that?

ikram002p
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is the equation like this \(\Large 5x\frac{1}{4}=6 \) or \(\Large \frac{5x1}{4}=6 \) ??

ikram002p
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh then gon on with @Astrophysics

Astrophysics
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1When doing algebra, what you do to one side you must also do to the other, and to figure out what operation to do, just do the opposite of what already exists :) So see we have 5x1 = 20 and we want to get x on its own. So first lets get rid of the 1, to do that as I mentioned above do the opposite operation of it and then do it to both left and right side as follow

Astrophysics
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1438606023527:dw now what's next

Astrophysics
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Oh sorry I put 20 in the post above when it should be 24

Astrophysics
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Since we have 5x=25, notice how the 5 is "attached" to the x right? So that means it's being multiplied, so what's the opposite operation of multiplication?

Astrophysics
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So now we just divide both sides by 5 :)

Astrophysics
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[5x=25 \implies x = \frac{ 25 }{ 5 }\]

Astrophysics
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Remember the +1, we had to add that to the 24
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