how to solve, 4- 3/x =5/x

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May 30th, 2015

4-3/x=5/x combine variables to left side and numbers to the right side

-3/x-5/x=-4

since we have a common base we just subtract the numbers on top to get -8/x=-4 divide out the negative

8/x=4 multiply by x 8=4x then divide out the 4 to get 2=x

veryify

4-3/2=5/2

8/2-3/2=5/2

5/2=5/2

May 30th, 2015

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