# SOLUTION: I put in the following problem 7/3-x/3=x/4 in the computer and it gave me the right answer ( 4 ) but I wasn't sure of how it arrived at that answer. I followed the steps it showed

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 Question 526095: I put in the following problem 7/3-x/3=x/4 in the computer and it gave me the right answer ( 4 ) but I wasn't sure of how it arrived at that answer. I followed the steps it showed until it Came to this -7*x/12+7/3=0 it said the answers is 4 from that. How it got that I don't know. Can you show me an easier way to solve this Problem. Thank you Given problem: 7/3-x/3=x/4 Answer by Maths68(1474)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Take LCM or LCD Multiply by 12 both sides Divide by -7 both sides