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SOLUTION: Solve for x and check the result 6x-1/5 - 2x/3 = 3 (6x-1 over 5) - (2x over 3) = 3 X=
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Question 77175
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Solve for x and check the result
6x-1/5 - 2x/3 = 3
(6x-1 over 5) - (2x over 3) = 3
X=
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= 3
= (15)3 [multiply all terms by the greatest common denominator (15)]
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(3)(6x-1)-(5)(2x)=45 [cancel wherever necessary]
18x-3-10x=45 [mutliply using the distributive property]
8x-3=45
8x=45+3
8x=48
x=6
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check by plugging x=6 back into the original equation and solve.