Math: solving rational equation
posted by Joanne on .
2/x + 5/3 = 7/x

hmmm.
2/x  7/x + 5/3 = 0
5/x = 5/3
looks like x=3
or, you can clear the fractions by multiplying the original equation by 3x:
2(3) + 5(x) = 7(3)
6+5x=21
5x=15
x=3
posted by Joanne on .
2/x + 5/3 = 7/x
hmmm.
2/x  7/x + 5/3 = 0
5/x = 5/3
looks like x=3
or, you can clear the fractions by multiplying the original equation by 3x:
2(3) + 5(x) = 7(3)
6+5x=21
5x=15
x=3