5/8-x=5/3x (These are both fractions)

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- Nov 4th 2007, 02:51 PMTammy07Solving an equation
5/8-x=5/3x (These are both fractions)

- Nov 4th 2007, 06:36 PMxslim12
5/8=(5/3)x-x

5/8=(2/3)x

multiply by reciprocal of 2/3 to get the x on its own and you are left with

15/16=x - Nov 4th 2007, 07:08 PMtopsquark