# 3/4x -1/3 =5 What is x?

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

Solve for

1) Start by clearing the first fraction by multiplying all the terms on both sides by 4 and letting that denominator cancel.

After you have multiplied and canceled, you will get this:

2) Next, clear the other fraction by multiplying all the terms on both sides by 3 and letting that denominator cancel.

After you have multiplied and canceled, you will have this:

3) Add 4 to both sides to isolate the

4) Divide both sides by 9 to isolate

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Check

1) Sub in

2) Reduce the fractions to lowest terms

3) Subtract the fractions.

They already have a common denominator.

This should still equal 5 after you change it to a whole number

4) 5 does equal 5

Check!