Posted by **Anonymous** on Monday, March 14, 2011 at 4:58pm.

what does x equal if x/4-3x/2=-1/2

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**Anonymous**, Monday, March 14, 2011 at 5:14pm
3x/2=(3*2*x)/(2*2)=6x/4

x/4-3x/2=(x/4)-(6x/4)= -5x/4

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**Anonymous**, Monday, March 14, 2011 at 5:19pm
-5x/4= -1/2 Multiply with 4

-5x= -(1/2)*4

-5x= -2 Divide with -5

x=(-2)/(-5)

x=2/5

x=0.4

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**Reiny**, Monday, March 14, 2011 at 5:31pm
simplest way:

x/4 - 3x/2 = -1/2

multiply each term by 4

x - 6x = -2

-5x = -2

x = 2/5

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