Quandaries and Queries


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Level: Secondary


 (x-1)/3 - 1 = (x + 2)/2




You have two fractions, one with a denominator of 3 and the other with a denominator of 2. The first thing I would do is to multiply both sides by 3 as this will eliminate one of the fractions.

Multiplying both sides by 3 and simplifying gives

Now you have only one fraction, with a denominator of 2.

Multiply both sides by 2, simplify and solve for x.

Make sure you check your answer,



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