Math: solving rational equation

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2/x + 5/3 = 7/x

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    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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