# Math: solving rational equation

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2/x + 5/3 = 7/x

• Math: solving rational equation -

hmmm.

2/x - 7/x + 5/3 = 0
-5/x = -5/3

looks like x=3

or, you can clear the fractions by multiplying the original equation by 3x:

2(3) + 5(x) = 7(3)
6+5x=21
5x=15
x=3

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