What is the solution to the equation show your work

3/5(x-5/8) =1/12-x+7/8

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What is the solution to the equation show your work

3/5(x-5/8) =1/12-x+7/8

just keep asking questions until you have a better understanding.

step-by-step explanation:

Combine like terms

1/12+7/8=2/24+21/24=23/24

3/5(x-5/8)=23/24-x

one easey way is to get rid of nasty fractions

find lcd of denoms

5 and 24

hmm

24*5=120

times both sides by 120

72(x-5/8)=115-120x

distribute

72x-45=115-120x

add 120x to both sides

192x-45=115

add 45 to both sides

192x=160

divide both sides by 192

x=5/6

x=5/6

1. distribute

step 1: 3 3

× X = X

5 5

3 5 3 Ima convert this into a decimal

× - = - > negative .375

5 8 8

2. write the problem now

3 1 7

X - 0.375 = - X +

5 12 8

3. I would convert them into decimals and solve

0.6x - 0.375 = 0.08 - x + 0.875

+x +x

1.6x - 0.375 = 0.08 + 0.876

1.6x - 0.375 = 0.956

+0.375 +0.375

1.6x = 1.331

1.6 1.6

x = 0.831875

rounded up : 0.83

I’m pretty sure the answer is a