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Posted by **Greg** on Friday, October 30, 2009 at 4:20pm.

the answer is 1 1/3

can you show me the method please

thanks in advance :)

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**Rachel**, Friday, October 30, 2009 at 4:39pmstart by multiplying by the lowest common denominator (in this case 4), simplify, then solve.

4(x/2) + 4(x/4)= 1

4/2=2 and 4/4 =1, therefore:

2x + x = 1

3x = 1

(3x)/3 = 1/3

x= 1/3

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**Reiny**, Friday, October 30, 2009 at 4:48pmRachel forgot to multiply the right side by 4, her equation should have been

2x + x = 4

3x = 4

x = 4/3 or 1 1/3

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**Greg**, Friday, October 30, 2009 at 4:48pmThe book states that the answer is one and a third

i got the same answer as Rachel

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**Reiny**, Friday, October 30, 2009 at 6:33pmUmmmh,

wasn't Rachel's answer 1/3

and mine was 1 1/3 ??

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