algebra2

1/3 - 5/6 = 1/X

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1/3 - 5/6 = 1/X
Let's remove the denominators by multiplying by 12X
12X*(1/3) - 12X*(5/6) = 12X*(1/X)
Clear the fractions.
4X - 10X = 12
-6X=12
multipy by -1
6X=-12
Divide both sides by 6
6X/6 = -12/6
X = -2
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