How do you solve #(x+5)/4+(x+2)/2=(3x)/8#?

1 Answer
Apr 15, 2018

Answer:

#x=-6#

Explanation:

#8(x+5)/4+8*(x+2)/2=8*(3x)/8#

#color(blue)2color(red)cancel8(x+5)/color(red)cancel4+color(blue)4color(red)cancel8*(x+2)/color(red)cancel2=color(red)cancel8*(3x)/color(red)cancel8#

#2(x+5)+4(x+2)=3x#

#2x+10+4x+8=3x#

#2x+4x-3x=-10-8#

#3x=-18#

#x=-6#