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How do I solve this equation? x/3 - 3/4 = 5x/6

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brueggie | eNoter

Posted May 12, 2013 at 10:29 PM via web

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How do I solve this equation? x/3 - 3/4 = 5x/6

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oldnick | Valedictorian

Posted May 13, 2013 at 2:08 AM (Answer #2)

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`x/3-3/4=5/6x`

`-3/4=5/6x-x/3`

`-3/4=x/2`  `rArr x=-3/2`

Proof:

`(-3/2) xx 1/3 -3/4= 5/6 xx (-3/2)`

`-1/2-3/4=-5/4`

`-5/4=-5/4`

Proof Hold.

 

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rakesh05 | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Assistant Educator

Posted May 13, 2013 at 7:11 AM (Answer #4)

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Given equation is     `x/3-3/4=(5x)/6`

or we can write        `x/3-(5x)/6=3/4`

or,                         `(2x-5x)/6=3/4`

or,                            `-3x/6=3/4`

or,                              `x=-6/4`

or,                             `x=-3/2` .  Answer

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