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1. Solve the fraction. 3/2+5/x-2/5 ,2) solve 5x-2 ≤ 2-(x+3)

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1. Solve the fraction. 3/2+(5/x)-2/5 2) solve 5x-2 ≤ 2-(x+3) I got 7/6 for the second one. Is it right? First one i am confused.
asked Aug 25, 2015 in ALGEBRA 1 by anonymous

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The expression is .

The denominators of the fractions are not equal, write the expression with common denominator.

Find the least common denominator LCD.

The least common denominator of image and image is image.

Rewrite the expression.

image

Since denominators are same, add the numerators over the denominator.

image

Therefore the simplified expression is image.

answered Aug 25, 2015 by Lucy Mentor
edited Aug 25, 2015 by Lucy
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The inequality is image.

Add image to each side.

image

Subtract 1 from each side.

image

Divide each side by 6.

image

The solution is image

answered Aug 25, 2015 by Lucy Mentor
edited Aug 25, 2015 by Lucy

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