How do you solve # 5/x + 6/x = 12#?
#x = 11/12#
Make sure that every term in the equation (including the total) has a common denominator.
12 as a fraction is
So what we have is:
We need to find the LCD (least common denominator), which in this case would be
Now we have:
Since all of the terms have a common denominator, we can just simply evaluate for what