Posted by **Marco** on Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 1:09pm.

X-5/3 =1

Or

X - 5 = 1

______

3

I'm trying to type and tell you it's x-5 over 3 equals 1

I don't know how to do

I think I have to do reverse operation which is multiply

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**David Q/R**, Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 1:13pm
(x-5)/3 = 1, so multiply both sides of the equation by 3, and you'll get

(x-5) = 3.

Now add 5 to both sides of the equation and you'll get

x = 3 + 5 = 8.

And that's your answer.

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**Marco**, Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 1:17pm
Ok. I get it know

3/1 *x-5/3. = 1*3

Leaves

X-5 = 3

+5 = 3+5

X= 8

So next time I should do what I think which multiple. I just got thrown off cuz of x-5

Thank you

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**David Q/R**, Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 1:29pm
You're welcome!

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**Marco**, Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 4:52pm
Word problem. You cut a 2 m long board into 2 pieces . One piece is 10 cm shorter than the other. How long are each boards.?

I got. 1 pc at 80!cm. the other 1pc at 100 cm

Is this right ?

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