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How do you solve this equation?x/11=x/12-9

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How do you solve this equation?

x/11=x/12-9

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Step 1

To solve an equation all the variables are to be brought to one side of the equation:

Subtracting x/12 on both the sides:

x
-9
11 12
x
x
x
x
-9
12
12
11 12
x
--9
11 12
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x -9 11 12 x x x x -9 12 12 11 12 x --9 11 12

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Step 2

Here the variable terms have rational coefficients. To simplify the equation, the denominators of the rational terms need to be equal. So the LCD of the denominators is to be calculated and simplified:

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Step 3

To isolate the variable x, 132 is mult...

x
(132) = -9(132)
132
x -1188
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x (132) = -9(132) 132 x -1188

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