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What is $$\frac{1}{4}(x-3)=\frac{1}{3}(x-2)$$

xRainexSiderisx  Mar 9, 2017

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$$\frac{(x-3)}{4}=\frac{(x-2)}{3}$$

Cross-multiply:

$$3(x-3) = 4(x-2)$$

Distribute:

3x - 9 = 4x - 8

3x - 1 = 4x

Subtract 3x from both sides:

-1 = x

hectictar  Mar 9, 2017
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$$\frac{(x-3)}{4}=\frac{(x-2)}{3}$$

Cross-multiply:

$$3(x-3) = 4(x-2)$$

Distribute:

3x - 9 = 4x - 8

3x - 1 = 4x

Subtract 3x from both sides:

-1 = x

hectictar  Mar 9, 2017