## Explain the process to solve the equation. Use proper vocabulary in your explanation. 1/4x=-5/8

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Explain the process to solve the equation. Use proper
1/4x=-5/8

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2 weeks 2021-07-20T04:34:46+00:00 2 Answers 7 views 0

x = -2 1/2

step-by-step explanation:
1/4x = -5/8
first divide 1/4 over the equal sign to get rid of x
1/4x = -5/8
/1/4 /1/4
then multiply by the reciprocal by flipping the numerator and denominator on the second fraction
-5/8 • 4/1
multiply
-20/8
simplify
x = -2 1/2