College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter P, Prerequisites - Section P.8 - Solving Basic Equations - P.8 Exercises: 35

Answer

$x=\frac{1}{17}$

Work Step by Step

$2x-\displaystyle \frac{x}{2}+\frac{x+1}{4}=6x$ We multiply both sides by 4: $8x-2x+x+1=24x$ And simplify: $7x+1=24x$ And combine $x$ terms: $1=17x$ And solve for $x$: $x=\frac{1}{17}$
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