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

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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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