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if a number is subtracted from twice its reciprocal the result is 7/3. find the numbers.

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    help me..

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    let the number be x
    the reciprocal of the number is 1/x
    twice the reciprocal is 2/x

    2/x - x = 7/3
    multiply each term by 3x
    6 - 3x^2 = 7x
    3x^2 + 7x - 6 = 0
    (3x - 2)(x + 3) 0

    x = 2/3 or x = -3

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    @reiny.. thanks.. :)

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    Thanks too...

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    TY

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