Can someone help explain this to me please..

x+3/2 + x+4/3 = 2

y+5/6 + y-1/2 = 10

z+1/2 - z-1/4 = 1

d+12/3 + d+3/6 = 3d + 11/2

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- Jan 1st 2009, 01:05 PMbronaghxoMore complex equations with fractions
Can someone help explain this to me please..

x+3/2 + x+4/3 = 2

y+5/6 + y-1/2 = 10

z+1/2 - z-1/4 = 1

d+12/3 + d+3/6 = 3d + 11/2 - Jan 1st 2009, 01:23 PMSoroban
Hello, bronaghxo!

I assume it's the same old complaint: "I hate fractions!"

Unless you plan to count apples or sheep all your life,

. . you better learn to handle them.

Quote:

Solve for

Well, there's one blessing . . . With an__equation__, we can*eliminate*the fractions.

We have: .

Multiply both sides by the LCD (6):

. .

. .

. .

Therefore: .

- Jan 1st 2009, 01:24 PMred_dog

The common denominator is 6. So amplify the first fraction with 3 and the second with 2 and the right hand member with 6

Try to solve the others equations in the same manner.