College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321979478
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Linear Equations - 1.1 Assess Your Understanding: 43

Answer

$x$ = 8

Work Step by Step

$\frac{1}{2} + \frac{2}{x} = \frac{3}{4}$ $\frac{1\times x + 2\times2}{x\times2} = \frac{3}{4}$ $\frac{x+4}{2x} = \frac{3}{4}$ $2x \times 3 = 4 \times(x +4)$ $6x = 4x + 16$ $2x = 16$ $x = 8$
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