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EXOEXOEXO
 one year ago
((2x3)/4)((x2)/3)=2
EXOEXOEXO
 one year ago
((2x3)/4)((x2)/3)=2

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you for using parenthesis respectively.

EXOEXOEXO
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{ 2x3 }{ 4 }\frac{ x2 }{ 3 }=2\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Lets start by finding the LCM between \(4~,~ 3~,~ 1\) (since 2 is over 1)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This will help turn our function into a linear problem and make it easier to solve

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That's right, 12. Now we multiply all the terms by 12. \[(4)(3)\left[\frac{ 2x3 }{ 4 }\frac{ x2 }{ 3 }=2\right]\]

EXOEXOEXO
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1when we multiply the whole equation by 12 do we multiply the numerator and the denominator too?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{2x3}{4} \cdot (4)(3)= 3(2x3)\]\[\frac{x2}{3} \cdot (4)(3) = (4)(x2)\]\[2\cdot (4)(3) = 24\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you see what I mean?

EXOEXOEXO
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I don't understand how you got 3(2x3) and 4(x2)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0When I multiplied both the numerator and denominator by 12, or (4)(3), I see that the 4 in the denominator cancels with the 4 im multiplying by \[\frac{2x3}{\cancel{4}} \cdot \cancel{(4)}(3)= 3(2x3)\] Multiplying the second fraction by (4)(3), the 3 gets cancelled out the same way\[\frac{ x2 }{ \cancel{3} } \cdot (4)\cancel{(3)} = 4(x2)\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sorry, forget about the negative infront of the second fraction for now, we'll deal with that later.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Does that make more sense though?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Alright let's see if that's correct

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[3(2x3)4(x2)=24\]\[6x94x+8=24\]\[2x1=24\]\[2x=25\]\[x=\frac{25}{2} =12.5 \qquad \checkmark\] Good job.
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