College Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter 1 - Equations and Inequalities - Exercise Set 1.2: 20

Answer

$x=15$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{x}{5}-\frac{1}{2}= \frac{x}{6}$ Equalise denominators by making it all 30 $\frac{6x}{30}-\frac{15}{30}= \frac{5x}{30}$ Move all variables to one side $\frac{x}{30}= \frac{15}{30}$ Common denominators, so 30 goes away $x=15$
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