algebra
posted by aaron .
im trying to solve a literal equation, then solve the specific question
first part is stumping me, im to solve for X
ax=bxc
this is what I got
axbx=c, but don't know how to get x by itself

just factor out the x:
x(ab) = c
x = c/(ab)
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