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    Need another question answerd please
    Solve for x: x + 4 over 3 = x - 8 over 5
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    \frac{x+4}{3} = \frac{x-8}{5}

    Cross multipy and then solve for x
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    Sorry, still not sure. Can you simplify it a bit more for me?
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    3(x-8)= 5(x+4)

    After that distribute and solve for x
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    Is the answer -6?
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    3x -24 = 5x + 20

    -44 = 2x

    -22 = x
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    Hey, I get it now. Thank you!! Thank you!! Thank you!!
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