3x/4-2/5=2 I am having a problem with adding 2/5 to the whole number. i want to say 2 2/5 but its not working for me please help

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 82
  1. You're right.

    3x/4 = 2 2/5

    Multiply both sides by 4,

    3x = 9 3/5
    x = (9 3/5)/ 3
    x = 3 1/5

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
    Ms. Sue

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. math

    Can somebody please help me with this problem? This is the index-„³ 5 6^-5 The radical sign did not show, but the problem is: 5 is the index (outside the radical sign and then 6 is squared to the -5th power (inside the radical

  2. Math

    Shelly compared the number of oak trees to the number of maple trees as part of a study about hardwood trees in a woodlot. She counted 9 maple trees to every 5 oak trees. Later in the year there was a bug problem and many trees

  3. Algebra readiness

    A picture frame is 12 inches long and 9 inches wide. In inches, what is the diagonal length of the picture frame? A)12 inches B)15 inches*** C)8 inches D)6 inches Which number is a perfect cube? A)3 B)15 C)64*** D)567 When adding

  4. Steps in Chemistry

    You notice that a lawn looks unhealthy and that, perhaps, the grass is dying. Undertake a scientific project to save the lawn. What is your initial hypothesis? Describe an experiment you can design to test it - include more than 1

  1. Math

    When adding the square root of 16 and -8 which type of number is the sum? A. Integer B. Irrational number C. Radical D. Whole number

  2. math

    the sum of a number and 3 times that number is 76. what is that number? PLEASE HELP ME I DON'T GET IT!!!!!!!! Mathematics is a language, so translate the English into "math" let the number be x "the sum of a number and 3 times

  3. math

    How is adding and subtracting mixed numbers similar to adding and subtracting fractions? How is adding and subtracting mixed numbers different than adding and subtracting fractions? Give examples to explain your answer.

  4. 6th grade Math

    Shelley compared the number of oak trees to the number of mable trees as a part of a study. She counted 9 mable trees to every 5 oak trees. Later in the year there was bug problem and many trees died. New trees were planted to

  1. math

    the result of multiplying a number by 3 and subtracting 5 is the same as doubling the number and adding 9 what is the number


    6. The most common rule for forming plural nouns is A. adding -es to the word. B. changing the y to i and adding -es. C. dropping the last letter and adding -ies. D. adding -s to the word.

  3. Chemistry help please!

    Why does a clear, saturated solution of PbI2 form a yellow precipitate when a small amount of KI is added to the solution? A. KI is insoluble in PbI2. B. PbI2 is always insoluble in water. C. Adding KI is like adding I-, which

  4. Math

    Representing each sum as a single rational number. a.-14 + (-8/9). -14 8/9? b. 7 + 1/9 = 7 1/9? c. -3 + (1/6) = -3 1/6? Do i just add the fraction and number together? and, the last problem is: a student is completing a math

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.