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    Fractions and Finding X

    Hopefully this doesn't count as double posting, but I have another question. I feel like it should be easy to do, but it's been awhile.
    Anyways, the problem is

    - 3/5x = 35/8 - 2/7

    How do I solve this, and also how do I correctly type in fractions on my QWERTY keyboard? :P
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    \frac{-3}{5}x=\frac{35}{8}-\frac{2}{7}

    x=\frac{\frac{35}{8}-\frac{2}{7}}{\frac{-3}{5}}

    x=\frac{-5}{3}\left(\frac{35}{8}-\frac{2}{7}\right)

    now expand and you will have the answer...

    Spoiler:
    x=\frac{-3435}{504}
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