Linear equation problem

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(x+8)/4 = 37/20 + (x-3)/5

please read the / as a fraction so it will be 

(x+8) over 4 = 37 over 20 + (x-3) over 5

Oct 28th, 2015

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We will solve this by isolating x. Explanations are provided below each step. 


Make fractions on right side have the common denominator 20.


Distribute 4(x-3) and combine like terms


Multiply both sides by 4


Multiply both sides by 5


Combine like terms. 

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