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can someone help me with solving this?
5/2x+1/4x=9/4+x

  • algebra -

    Solve it like any other equation - just add and subtract fractions.

    (5/2)x + (1/4)x = (9/4) + x
    (11/4)x = (9/4) + x
    (7/4)x = (9/4)

  • algebra -

    I was collecting the like terms first and I ended up with 11/4x=9/4+x then I was stuck.
    I ended up with this as the answer
    9/7 though

  • algebra -

    Remember that x = (1/1)x = (4/4)x.

    x = 9/7 is correct.

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