the ratio of ten more than three times a number to the square of the same number is equal to one. what is the number?

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  1. (3x + 10) : x^2 = 1

    (3x+10)/x^2 = 1
    x^2 = 3x+10
    x^2 - 3x - 10 = 0
    (x - 5)(x + 2) = 0

    x=5 or x = -2

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