In this lesson, the instructor teaches how to solve an equation with fractions and a variable on both sides. The first step is to get rid of all the fractions by multiplying each term by the least common multiple of its denominators. After that, the goal is to isolate the variable by getting all the x's on one side of the equation. Finally, the instructor solves for x, making sure to get rid of any negative signs in the process.
Solving an equation with fraction where your variable is on both sides
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Questions answered by this video:
How do I solve an equation where the variable is multiplied by a fraction, and the variable is on both sides of the equation?
What does x equal in the equation (15/8)x+1/4=(7/4)x?
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In this lesson, the teacher shows how to solve an equation that has fractions and the variable on both sides of the equation by getting rid of the fractions.