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what is 1/4 x = 3/5

Apr 19, 2021

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$$\frac{1}{4} x= \frac{3}{5}$$

can also be written as:
$$\frac{x}{4} = \frac{3}{5}$$

cross multiply

$$5x = 12$$

$$x = \frac{12}{5}$$

Apr 19, 2021
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1.Combine multiplied terms into a single fraction

1/4*x=3/5

2.Multiply by 1

1x/4=3/5

x/4=3/5

3.Multiply all terms by the same value to eliminate fraction denominators

x/4=3/5

4*x/4=4*3/5

4.Cancel multiplied terms that are in the denominator

4*x/4=4*3/5

x=4* 3/5

5.Multiply the numbers

x=4*3/5

x=12/5

Sorry if incorrect

Apr 19, 2021