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3/4x-2=2/5 how do I rewrite the equation so that it does not have fractions 

 Nov 28, 2018
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3/4   and  2/5 have a common denominator of 20, so re-write

 

15/20x - 2 = 8/20       Now multiply both sides by 20

15x-40 = 8

 Nov 28, 2018
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The answer is x=(16/5).

 Nov 28, 2018

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