Posted by **julia** on Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 6:38pm.

how do I solve : 1/2 + 2/x =3/4.

thanks for helping!

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**Judy**, Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 7:15pm
x+2.2=3/4

over 2x

x+4=3/4

over 2x

2x+2.4=3x

2x+8=3x

answer: 8=x

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**julia**, Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 7:27pm
sorry i don't get

can u explain more clearly pls.

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**PsyDAG**, Monday, January 25, 2010 at 12:07pm
1/2 + 2/x =3/4

Multiply both sides by x.

1/2 x + 2 = 3/4 x

Subtract 1/2 x from both sides.

2 = 1/4 x

Multiply both sides by 4.

x = 8

I hope this helps.

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