## Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

{$-\frac{96}{5}$}
We are given the equation $\frac{2}{3}x+8=\frac{1}{4}x$. In order to solve, first multiply all terms by 12 (the greatest common denominator of all terms). $8x+96=3x$ Subtract 8x from both sides. $-5x=96$ Divide by -5. $x=-\frac{96}{5}$