Please show the solution for this x + 1/4 = 25
asked Nov 9, 2014 in least common multiple by WesternGirl (120 points)

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You can get rid of the fraction by multiplying throughout by 4: 4x+1=100. Now solve for x by subtracting 1 from each side: 4x=99, then divide both sides by 4: x=99/4=24.75 or 24 and three quarters. We could also arrested be at the same answer by simply subtracting 1/4 from each side of the original equation: x=25-1/4=24.75 or 24 and 3/4.

answered Nov 9, 2014 by Rod Top Rated User (426,620 points)
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