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2023 Mathematics Competition

Question 19

  • Mathematics
  • Maths
  • Competition
  • 2023

13 comments

Gideon Olagoke
11 months ago

Multiply everything by 4 because it's the lcm
X+3+2x=6
X+2x=6-3
3x= 3
Divide both side by 3
X= 1

Emmanuel Oladapo
11 months ago

(X + 3)/4 + X/2 = 3/2
Solution
The LCM is 4
Multiply through using the LCM
4( X + 3)/4 + 4(X /2) = 4(3/2)
X + 3 + 2X = 2x3
X +3 + 2X = 6
3X +3 = 6
3x = 6 -3
3x = 3
X = 1
Therefore X is 1

Victoria Temitope
11 months ago

X=7

Immaculate Nzekwe
11 months ago

Thanks

Caleb Adeleye
11 months ago

@immaculate got it first

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