What plus 3/4 equals 2/7?
Here we will show you how to calculate "what" in this sentence: "What plus 3/4 equals 2/7?" We start by making this word problem into an algebraic equation where "what" is the variable "x".
x + 3/4 = 2/7
To solve this equation, we want x alone on the left side of the equation so we start by subtracting 3/4 on both sides like this:
x + 3/4 - 3/4 = 2/7 - 3/4
x + 3/4 - 3/4 leaves x and 2/7 - 3/4 is -13/28 which means we end up with x = -13/28. Therefore, the answer to "What plus 3/4 equals 2/7?" is as follows:
It is always good to double-check your math to make sure you did it right. When we entered -13/28 for x in this equation x + 3/4 = 2/7, we get the following true equation which means our math is correct.
-13/28 + 3/4 = 2/7
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