College Algebra (10th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321979478
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter 1 - Test: 1

Answer

$x=\frac{5}{2}$

Work Step by Step

We solve: $\displaystyle \frac{2x}{3}-\frac{x}{2}=\frac{5}{12}$ Multiply through by $12$: $12\ (\frac{2x}{3}-\frac{x}{2})=12*\frac{5}{12}$ $\frac{24x}{3}-\frac{12x}{2}=12*\frac{5}{12}$ $8x-6x=5$ $2x=5$ $x=\frac{5}{2}$
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