Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 2 - Real Numbers - 2.2 - Addition and Subtraction of Rational Numbers - Problem Set 2.2 - Page 58: 82



Work Step by Step

We first apply the distributive property. Then, we simplify the resultant expression: $\frac{1}{4}x+\frac{2}{3}x$ =$x(\frac{1}{4}+\frac{2}{3})$ =$x(\frac{1(3)+2(4)}{12})$ =$x(\frac{3+8}{12})$ =$x(\frac{11}{12})$ =$\frac{11}{12}x$
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