college algebra
posted by Tonya .
how do i solve 85/x=2+3/x

find a common denominatorx
8x/x 5/x= 2x/x +3/x
when you multiply both sides by x you get:
8x5=2x+3
8x=2x+8
6x=8
x=8/6
x=1 and 1\3
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