Okay with this one how come it is not -13/38 but it's -38/13 3x/2 - x/5 = 19/5 Thank You.
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Originally Posted by Rheanna Okay with this one how come it is not -13/38 but it's -38/13 3x/2 - x/5 = 19/5 Thank You. The simple approach is to multiply the equation by (2)(5) = 10: 15x - 2x = 38 => 13x = 38 => x = 38/13.
After working on similar problems, I figured out how they were coming out like that. I kept trying to make the questions smaller. like 3x-9 when I should of just add the 9 and put the 3 into it. Thank you for trying.
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