# please help math

posted by
**margie**
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x/3-2/3=1/x

*Solve the rational below.

I really need help.

multiply both sides by x.

x^2/3 -2x/3 = 1

multiply both sides by 3

subtract three from each side

x^2 -2x -3=0

(x-3)(x+1)=0

Then either of the factors can be zero, or x=3 or x=-1