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2 over x minus 3 is equal to 26 over x
what is x?

can u please help me

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    2/x - 3 = 26/x
    multiply each term by x
    2 - 3x = 26
    -3x = 24
    x = -8

    check:
    Left side = 2/-8 - 3 = - 1/4 - 3 = -13/4
    Right side = 26/-8 = -13/4
    all is good!

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