i need help understanding two-step equations

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1/2(x+3)=5/2

Oct 22nd, 2015

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1/2(x+3)=5/2

opening the bracket we have

1/2x+3/2=5/2

eliminating the fraction by diving through by 2, we get

x+3=5

x=2

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Oct 22nd, 2015

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