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Posted by **jessica** on Friday, August 27, 2010 at 2:57pm.

In solving this problem do I divide 3 from both sides are what. I am a bit lost. please show me the steps so I can see if I am right or wrong in my calculations. Thanks you in advance.

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**MathMate**, Friday, August 27, 2010 at 3:03pmFrom

x/3+2=x/6

multiply both sides by the LCM of the denominator, namely 6:

6(x/3)+6*2 = 6(x/6)

2x + 12 = x

x +12 -12 = -12

x=-12

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