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Step 1: The number that has an x with it, keep it by itself; meaning it shoudlnt be adding or subtracting with another number. So:
Step 2:Now add the fractions on the left side:
first find a common denominator which is 15.
so by adding the fractions you get 16/15.
Now because on the right side the x is multiplying with 1/5; to move it to left side you divide it; because anything divided by itself is 1. But anything you do on one side of the equals sign, you HAVE to do on other side of equal sign.
Now you just divide 16/15 by 1/5. If you have calculator then very easy. But if not:
(16/15)/(1/5)..so you then to bring bottom fraction up; you reverse it. Making int (16/15) times (5/1) which equals (by multiplying the numerator and then the denominator) 80/15.
Please let me know if you need any clarification. I'm always happy to answer your questions.
Oct 13th, 2015
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