Solve for x. 5x−2(x+1)=1/4 ​ Enter your answer in the box. x =

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Solve for x. 5x−2(x+1)=1/4 ​ Enter your answer in the box. x =

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    2021-11-23T18:18:26+00:00

    x = \frac{3}{4}

    distribute the parenthesis on left side of equation and simplify

    5x – 2x – 2 = \frac{1}{4}

    3x – 2 = \frac{1}{4} ( add 2 to both sides )

    3x = \frac{1}{4} + 2 = \frac{9}{4} ( divide both sides by 3 )

    x = \frac{9}{4} × \frac{1}{3} = \frac{3}{4}

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