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can anybody help me to understand solving this problem 8/x=2/5x=

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  1. Just clear fractions in the normal way, by multiplying the whole equation by the LCD of the fractions. For example,

    x/3 + x/4 = 7
    multiply by 12 to get
    4x + 3x = 84

    So, if you have

    3/x + 4/(5x) = 7
    the LCD is 5x and you have
    15 + 4 = 35x

    Now, the problem you posted is garbled. Clean it up and give it some thought. C'mon back if you get stuck, and show us whatcha got.

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