Solve for x x/2-3/8=-7/8

Math
x2-38=-78
Move all terms not containing x to the right side of the equation.
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Add 38 to both sides of the equation.
x2=-78+38
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
x2=-7+38
Add -7 and 3.
x2=-48
Cancel the common factor of -4 and 8.
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Factor 4 out of -4.
x2=4(-1)8
Cancel the common factors.
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Factor 4 out of 8.
x2=4⋅-14⋅2
Cancel the common factor.
x2=4⋅-14⋅2
Rewrite the expression.
x2=-12
x2=-12
x2=-12
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
x2=-12
x2=-12
Since the expression on each side of the equation has the same denominator, the numerators must be equal.
x=-1
Solve for x x/2-3/8=-7/8

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