Posted by **jay jay** on Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at 8:33pm.

Solve

5/2x + 1/4x = 9/4 + x

The solution is x 9/10

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**drwls**, Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at 8:44pm
Did you omit an = sign?

Show your steps. I don't agree with your statement.

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**jay jay**, Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at 8:46pm
4(5/2x + 1/4x = 9/4 + x)

10x + x =9 + x

11x=9 + x

-x -x

10x = 9

x= 9/10

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**drwls**, Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at 8:55pm
Your mistake is in the second line. You did not multiply the x on the right side by 4, as you did for the other terms on both sides.

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