solve the equation for x

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solve for x.

-2=-1/x-2

Jun 18th, 2015

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-2=-1/x-2

Cross multiplying on both sides

-2*(x-2)=-1

-2x+4=-1

-2x=-4-1

Taking x term to one side and constants to the other side

-2x=-5

x=-5/-2

x=+5/2 or +2.5


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