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Solving Equations Involving Fractions











































Solve the following equation for x:

¼ (x - 3) = -2

Begin by converting the equation containing fractions into an equation without fractions.

This can be accomplished by multiplying the equation (containing the fractions) by the LCM (least common multiple) of the denominators.

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Apr 10, 2013
Fractional Equation
by: Staff


Answer

Part I



 Two Step Equation - solve for x





multiply each side of the equation by 4

Multiply each side of the equation by 4





add 3 to each side of the equation

Add 3 to each side of the equation





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Apr 10, 2013
Fractional Equation
by: Staff


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Part II


Final Answer

Final Answer to Equation:  x = -5





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Check the answer by substituting -5 for x in the original equation.

Check the answer by substituting -5 for x in the original equation








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