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(x/8)+ (x/8)= 9/8

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    (x/8)+(x/8)=2x/8
    Solve this like a proportion.

    2x/8=9/8
    Cross Multiply.
    16x=72
    Divide each side by 16 to isolate x.
    x = 72/16 = ____.

  • math -

    multiply each term by 8 ----> x + x = 9
    2x = 9
    x = 9/2 or 4.5

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