solve word problem
If a number is added to the numerator of 11/64 and twice the number is added to the denominator of 11/64, the resulting fraction is equivalent to 1/5. find the number.
let x be the number
we get 11 + x / 64 + 2x = 1 / 5
5 (11 + x) = 64 + 2x
55 + 5x = 64 + 2x
5x - 2x = 64 - 55
3x = 9
x = 3
Click here to post comments
Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Algebra word problems.
Jul 28, 17 02:38 PM
Bessy has 6 times as much money as Bob, but when each earn $6. Bessy will have 3 times as much money as Bob. How much does each have before and after
New math lessons
Your email is safe with us. We will only use it to inform you about new math lessons.