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Posted by **Aleah** on Friday, July 24, 2009 at 11:36pm.

Solve the proportion. 5/x = 9/x+8

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**PsyDAG**, Sunday, July 26, 2009 at 11:33amMultiply both sides of the equation by x.

5 = 9 + 8x

Subtract 9 from both sides.

8x = -4

Can you take it from there?

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