benlindquist
  • benlindquist
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benlindquist
  • benlindquist
@jabez177
jabez177
  • jabez177
You think it's C?
benlindquist
  • benlindquist
i need to be walked through, i don't get it, and that answer is wrong doing corrections

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jabez177
  • jabez177
I don't get this question either lol @malcolmmcswain
benlindquist
  • benlindquist
@nincompoop
malcolmmcswain
  • malcolmmcswain
(.75x) + 0.5 = 14
malcolmmcswain
  • malcolmmcswain
By "increased by one half" I assume it means add one half and not multiply by 1.5
anonymous
  • anonymous
\[\frac{ 3 }{ 4 }x+\frac{ 1 }{ 2 }=14\] multiply each term by 4 and simplify Then find x
malcolmmcswain
  • malcolmmcswain
Exactly.
malcolmmcswain
  • malcolmmcswain
I just used decimals lol because they're easier to compute, in my opinion.
benlindquist
  • benlindquist
i do not get this
malcolmmcswain
  • malcolmmcswain
Ok, so it's basic algebra. Let's solve for x. Like surjitahyer said, we multiply both sides by 4 to make it easier. so we get, 3x + 2 = 56
malcolmmcswain
  • malcolmmcswain
Now, can you solve for x from there?
malcolmmcswain
  • malcolmmcswain
@benlindquist
benlindquist
  • benlindquist
yes
malcolmmcswain
  • malcolmmcswain
Ok, so what is x?
benlindquist
  • benlindquist
18
malcolmmcswain
  • malcolmmcswain
correct.
malcolmmcswain
  • malcolmmcswain
You have your answer.

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