Algebraic solution of simultaneous linear equations

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How would I solve simultaneous linear equations that contain fractions?For example: 1/2x 2/3y = 6 1/5
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How would I solve simultaneous linear equations that contain fractions?For example: 1/2x 2/3y = 6 1/5
Just the same as normal except that the arithmetic uses fractions (rather than whole numbers or decimals).
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How would I solve simultaneous linear equations that contain fractions?For example: 1/2x 2/3y = 6 1/5
If you don't like the fractions you can multiply each term by the LCM of the denominators, 30 in this case.

Edit: I'm reading your equation as \frac{1}{2}x+\frac{2}{3}y = 6 \frac{1}{5}
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Hello.

I would first make the mixed fraction at the end at top/heavy fraction.

I would then eliminate all the denominators by multiplying by the denominators.
Then solve once you have an integer value for every expression.
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