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# How do you add and substract binomials with fractional coefficients?

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Hi,

I was struggling with binomials with fractional coefficients, e.g. x-1  _  x-1    =  -7

3         2

Thanks

Guest Jan 9, 2018
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Idea - find LCD of denominators

6[$$\frac{x-1}{3}- \frac{x-1}{2} = -7$$]

2x - 2 - 3x + 3 = -42

-x + 1 = -42                                        $$\left \{ 43 \right \}$$

-1     -1

-x=-43

x = 43

MrPatel  Jan 9, 2018
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Can you help me with my problem labeled 'Algebra Word Problem'

MrPatel  Jan 9, 2018
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Thanks for your help! What problem do you need help with?

Guest Jan 9, 2018
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It's named Algebra Word Problem I posted it like 20 min ago

MrPatel  Jan 9, 2018
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Hi. I checked it out and tried it, and I can't come up with an answer that makes sense. Anyways, good luck, and thank you for answering my question.

Guest Jan 9, 2018