# Describe the similarities and differences in solving example 6? Example 6: x/2+15=5 X=40 Example 8: 4+x/5=7 x=15 *Please check if I solved example 6 correctly. Thanks so much :)

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Dec 12, 2017

#### Answer:

You are doing example 6 in a wrong way. See the explanations.

#### Explanation:

Both equations have similarities that the coefficient of

Then, you should multiply both sides by the denominator to make the problem easier.

In Example 6,

In Example 8,

The difference lies in whether

In Example 6, substract 30 from both sides.

Example 8 is correct. Then, how can we get to the answer