Posted by **maria** on Tuesday, January 16, 2007 at 9:22pm.

1/3 - 5/6 = 1/X

SOLVE

1/3 - 5/6 = 1/X

Let's remove the denominators by multiplying by 12X

12X*(1/3) - 12X*(5/6) = 12X*(1/X)

Clear the fractions.

4X - 10X = 12

-6X=12

multipy by -1

6X=-12

Divide both sides by 6

6X/6 = -12/6

X = -2

Check my work.

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