How do you solve and check your solution given #b-1 1/2=4 1/4#?
We have :
For simplicity we can convert the mixed fraction into a simple fraction , we get
if u shift
now by cross multiplication
A fraction consists of two parts and the function of these parts are:
You can NOT DIRECTLY add or subtract the counts unless the size indicators are the same.
If you multiply a number by 1 you do not change its true value. However, one comes in many forms so you can change the way a number looks without changing its 'intrinsic value'.
I choose to make all the denominators 4
Multiply both sides by 4
Add 6 to both sides
divide both sides by 4
Check: consider the left hand side
This matches the right hand side so true