# Math 116 algebra please check

posted by jay jay

Solve
5/2x + 1/4x = 9/4 + x

The solution is x 9/10

1. drwls

Did you omit an = sign?

2. jay jay

4(5/2x + 1/4x = 9/4 + x)
10x + x =9 + x
11x=9 + x
-x -x
10x = 9
x= 9/10

3. drwls

Your mistake is in the second line. You did not multiply the x on the right side by 4, as you did for the other terms on both sides.

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