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x/3+2=x/6
In solving this problem do I divide 3 from both sides are what. I am a bit lost. please show me the steps so I can see if I am right or wrong in my calculations. Thanks you in advance.

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    From
    x/3+2=x/6
    multiply both sides by the LCM of the denominator, namely 6:
    6(x/3)+6*2 = 6(x/6)
    2x + 12 = x
    x +12 -12 = -12
    x=-12

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