What is the value of 3-4/3x + 5 =7 -4 + 3=x +4 3-4= -x+6+11x+4x-3 -3 1/3x - 1/6= 1 1/3
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Originally Posted by Megpup What is the value of 3-4/3x + 5 =7 -4 + 3=x +4 3-4= -x+6+11x+4x-3 -3 1/3x - 1/6= 1 1/3 Can I be the first to say What??? Are you trying to solve: 3 - 4/(3x + 5) =7 -4/(3x + 5) =4 -4 = 4(3x + 5) -1 = 3x + 5 3x = -1 - 5 = -6 x = -2 -Dan
Originally Posted by Megpup What is the value of 3-4/3x + 5 =7 -4 + 3=x +4 3-4= -x+6+11x+4x-3 -3 1/3x - 1/6= 1 1/3 Hi, I assume that you want to solve Code: 4 3 - ---- + 5 = 7 3x You'll get: Code: 4 8 - ---- = 7 3x Subtract 8 on both sides: Code: 4 - ---- = -1 3x Multiply by (-3x): 4 = 3x ==> x = 4/3. I really don't understand what you have done - honestly!
4 3 - ---- + 5 = 7 3x
4 8 - ---- = 7 3x
4 - ---- = -1 3x
Originally Posted by earboth 4 = 3x ==> x = 4/3 Dont u mean x = 3/4 ?? Isnt it (3/4) * x ??
Originally Posted by janvdl Dont u mean x = 3/4 ?? Isnt it (3/4) * x ?? No. 4 = 3x 4/3 = (3x)/3 4/3 = x -Dan
If only people would use parenthesis...
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