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Posted by **Sue** on Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 10:07am.

I need the steps please...I know the answer

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**Steve**, Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 10:21amfirst, look for a common denominator. LCM(3,4,8,6,12) = 24

So, multiply it all by 24:

8(x+1) + 6(3x-2) = 3(x+5) - 4(7x-1) - 74

expand the terms:

8x+8+18x-12 = 3x+15-28x+4-74

8x+18x-3x+28x = 15+4-74-8+12

51x = -51

x = -1

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**Sue**, Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 11:20amSteve, I see it clearly now....thank you

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**Steve**, Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 12:01pmAfter a few dozen more, these will be no problem.

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