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# How do you find a in the equation 1 over a - 5 over 3a equals 1 over 3?

Updated: 12/22/2022

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From the question, I think this is the equation: (1/a) - (5/3a) = 1/3 I'll take this slow. First, multiply both sides of the equation by 'a': (1) - (5/3) = a/3 Now multiply both sides by 3: (3) - (5) = a a = -2

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