Posted by **sam** on Monday, January 18, 2010 at 1:08am.

8/x= −1/3x+5 solve the equation.

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**drwls**, Monday, January 18, 2010 at 1:58am
Is the denominator on the right 3, 3x or (3x +5) ? You need to use parentheses to clarify equations like that, when they are typed on a single line.

If you mean

8/x = -1/(3x+5), then

8(3x+5) = -x

25x = -40

x = -8/5

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**Poo**, Wednesday, January 20, 2010 at 11:25pm
Whats the average of 12over17 rounded to the nearest thousandth

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