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

Math 116 algebra please check  drwls, Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at 8:44pm
Did you omit an = sign?
Show your steps. I don't agree with your statement.

Math 116 algebra please check  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

Math 116 algebra please check  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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