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Solve 8/11-2/3=x/9 pleases help?

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Those are all fractions
asked Mar 13, 2013 in PRE-ALGEBRA by skylar Apprentice

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x / 9 = (8 / 11) - (2 / 3)

Multiply each side by 9

9(x / 9) = 9[ (8 / 11) - (2 / 3)]

Simplify and Distributive property for Subtraction.

x = [(72 / 11) - (18 / 3)]

x = [(72 / 11) - (6)]

Multiply each side by 11

11x = 72 - 66

11x = 6

divide each side by 11

Therefore x = 6 / 11.

answered Mar 15, 2013 by diane Scholar

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