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how do i solve 8-5/x=2+3/x

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find a common denominator-x

8x/x -5/x= 2x/x +3/x

when you multiply both sides by x you get:

8x-5=2x+3
8x=2x+8
6x=8
x=8/6
x=1 and 1\3

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