algebra
posted by sally .
Solve.
x/91/7=26/63
STEP 1: The LCM is _________ To clear denominators, multiply each side of the equation by the LCM.
_______/1 (x/91/7)=__________/1 multiply 26/63.
STEP 2: Use the Distributive Property.
_____/1 multiply x/9  _________/1 multiply 1/7 = ______________.
STEP 3: Multiply and simplify each side of the equation using the Properties of Fractions.
________/1 multiply x/9  _______/1 multiply 1/7= _______________.
STEP 4: Solve for x. _____________
Please help me fill in the blanks. I know that the answer is 5 but no matter what i put in the blanks the system is rejecting my answers. Help

On paper, this is how I would expect students to do this
x/9 = 1/7 = 26/63
multiply each side by 63, the LCD
63(x/9)  63(1/7) = 63(26/63)
7x  9 = 26
7x = 35
x = 5
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

Distributive property
How would I multiply these expression? 6(h4) 3(x+8) 10(a+5) PLease and thankYou Multiply the coefficient (outside the parentheses) by each term inside the parentheses. For example, 6(h4) = 6h  24 You do the others do you have 
Algebra
Please show me how to solve this problem. 8/x^216 + 3/4 = 1/x4 multiply each of the terms by x^2, collect your like terms and bring them all to the left side. You will have a quadratic equation. BTW, since you did not use brackets … 
Algebra
O.k. this is similar to the other one I posted. There is a technique in my book how to solve similar ones but the examples aren't so good, so I have no clue were to even start. 1(1/x)(12/x^2) divide top by bottom … 
Math
The problem to solve is: (x+20)(x12)(x+4)>0 but I can't figure out how to do this right so I left off the >0 and tried to solve the equation. x+20 evaluates to x+20 x12 evaluates to x12 Multiplying x+20 by x12 is a classic … 
algebra II
Select the best possible first step to solving the system by first eliminating the y variable. x + 8y = –4 2x – 4y = –13 Multiply the first equation by 2. Multiply the second equation by 2. Multiply the first equation by –2. … 
Algebra
Multiply 16n^2 n^27n30 _________ __________ n^25n36 * n^2n12 
maths algebra
HI STEVE, THANKS for your reply back it was the wrong answer the one you worked, yes a hard question, here is an example of simultaneous questions. x2/3 + y1/4 =13/12 (1) 2x/2 + 3+y/3 =11/6 (2) first step is to get rid of fractions. … 
Multiplying Polynomials
Use the distributive property to write (each of) the following expression(s) as the sum of monomials. M. (t  1)(t + 1)(t^2 + 1) I already know that I must multiply across, but I am a bit confused regarding the order to multiply in … 
Math
If you want to add 2/3 and 3/5, you will find the LCM of the denominators then divide the LCM of the denominators and multiply it with the numerators then add it... 
Math
A student is trying to solve the set of two equations given below: Equation A: x + z = 6 Equation B: 2x + 4z = 1 Which of the following is a possible step used in eliminating the zterm?