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    fractions SAT question

    SAT math Number and Operations - fractions question

    How can I find x in the following equation:



    Thanks in advance!

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    SAT math fractions question

    SAT math Number and Operations - fractions question

    To solve an equation with fractions, we transform it into an equation without fractions which we know how to solve. The technique is called clearing of fractions.


    Multiply both sides of the equation -every term - by the LCM of denominators. Every denominator will then cancel. We will then have an equation without fractions.

    Multiply by :

    and we have the following simple equation that has been "cleared" of fractions:






    Hope these helps!!

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    Thank you Miranda!

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