How do you solve #(x+3)/4=7/8#?

3 Answers
May 20, 2018

Answer:

Multiplying both sides by #8# then we get: #2(x+3)=7# expanding #2x+6=7# so #2x=1# and we get #x=1/2#

Explanation:

#8(x+3)/4=2(x+3)=2x+6#

May 20, 2018

Answer:

#x = 1/2#

Explanation:

Cross multiply as shown described below:

#(x+3)/4 = 7/8#

#(x+3) xx 8 = 7 xx 4#

#8x + 24 = 28#

#8x = 28-24#

#8x = 4#

#x = 4/8#

#x = 1/2#

May 20, 2018

Answer:

#1/2#

Explanation:

#(x+3)/4=7/8#

cross multiply:

#8(x+3)=4*7#

#8x+24=28#

#8x=4#

#x=4/8=1/2#