# How do you solve  x - 3/4 = 5/6?

Feb 12, 2016

$x = \frac{19}{12}$

#### Explanation:

$x - \frac{3}{4} = \frac{5}{6}$

$x = \frac{5}{6} + \frac{3}{4}$

The L.C.M of $4$ and $6$ $= 12$

$x = \frac{5 \times 2}{6 \times 2} + \frac{3 \times 3}{4 \times 3}$

$x = \frac{10}{12} + \frac{9}{12}$

$x = \frac{19}{12}$