Many people find it easier not to have to work with fractions.

In many cases, clearing fractions can be an unnecessary extra step.

In many cases, clearing fractions can be an unnecessary extra step.

__Example__x + 3/4 > 1/3 12x + 9 > 4 (multiply by 12 to clear fractions) 12x > -5 (subtract 9) x > -5/12 (divide by 12. Didn't we just multiply by 12?) Alternatively, x > 1/3 - 3/4 (subtract 3/4 and you're there) x > -5/12