- Step 1: Multiply numerator and denominator by a radical that will get rid of the radical in the denominator.
- Step 2: Make sure all radicals are simplified.
- Step 3: Simplify the fraction if needed.
Accordingly, how do you cross multiply to find X?
- Multiply the numerator of the left-hand fraction by the denominator of the right-hand fraction.
- Multiply the numerator of the right-hand fraction by the denominator of the left-hand fraction.
- Set the two products equal to each other.
- Solve for the variable.
How do you isolate the variable?
How do you solve a fraction?
- Convert mixed numbers into improper fractions.
- Take the whole (non-fraction) number and multiply it by the denominator.
- Add that answer to the numerator.
- Put that amount over the original denominator and you will have an improper fraction.