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8/x= −1/3x+5 solve the equation.

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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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