# SOLUTION: x+5/2+x-1/2=x-1/3

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Question 213501: x+5/2+x-1/2=x-1/3
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 Here's what you tried: This is an equation! Solutions: x=-2.33333333333333. Graphical form: Equation was fully solved.Text form: x+5/2+x-1/2=x-1/3 simplifies to 0=0Cartoon (animation) form: For tutors: `simplify_cartoon( x+5/2+x-1/2=x-1/3 )` If you have a website, here's a link to this solution.

### DETAILED EXPLANATION

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Factors 4 and 2 have greatest common factor (GCF) of 2. Reducing fraction.
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Remove extraneous '1' from product
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Moved these terms to the left ,
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Eliminated similar terms , replacing them with
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Remove extraneous '1' from product
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Solved linear equation equivalent to x+2.33333333333333 =0
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Result:
This is an equation! Solutions: x=-2.33333333333333.

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