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Adding <math>\frac{3}{4}</math> to both sides, <math>x= \frac{5}{12} - \frac{1}{3} + \frac{3}{4} = \frac{5}{12} - \frac{4}{12} + \frac{9}{12}=\boxed{\textbf{(E) }\frac{5}{6}}</math>. | Adding <math>\frac{3}{4}</math> to both sides, <math>x= \frac{5}{12} - \frac{1}{3} + \frac{3}{4} = \frac{5}{12} - \frac{4}{12} + \frac{9}{12}=\boxed{\textbf{(E) }\frac{5}{6}}</math>. | ||
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− | Multiplying <math>12</math> on both sides gets us <math>12x-9=1</math>, therefore <math>x=\frac{5}{6}</math>. ~CoolJupiter | + | Multiplying <math>12</math> on both sides gets us <math>12x-9=1</math>, therefore <math>\boxed{x=\textbf{(C)}\frac{5}{6}}</math>. ~CoolJupiter |
==Video Solution== | ==Video Solution== |
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Problem
What value of satisfies
Solution
Adding to both sides, .
Solution 2
Multiplying on both sides gets us , therefore . ~CoolJupiter
Video Solution
~IceMatrix
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-3sl1pSojc
~bobthefam
~savannahsolver
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