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 numberwe get 11 + x / 64 + 2x = 1 / 5cross multiplywe get:5 (11 + x) = 64 + 2x55 + 5x = 64 + 2x5x - 2x = 64 - 553x = 9x = 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.
New math lessons
Your email is safe with us. We will only use it to inform you about new math lessons.
Oct 24, 16 06:10 PM
Straightforward proof of the law of sines. Easy to follow and understand
Our awards! Disclaimer Advertise on this site Facebook page Google+ page basic mathematics study group
Illustrated fractions Educational math software Math jobs Best teacher sites now Teacher/Students tools Search math jobs
Math tutoring service Take our survey Algebra ebook Fraction ebook Geometric formula ebook Fractions book Math videos
Ask a math question
Copyright © 2008-2016. Basic-mathematics.com. All right reserved