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# Algebra

(x-3)/5 = (x-3)/x

The x-3 is over the 5 and the other x-3 is over the x...

I know to cross multiply so I would get

5(x-3)= x(x-3) But then would i just divide (x-3) by both sides?

I would assume that's what to do,

but the only reason I ask is because my book says the answer is 3,5