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# What is the value of x when 2x subtract 1 over x subtract integer 5 equals 2 over 5?

Updated: 10/26/2022

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7y ago

If you mean: 2x -1/x -5 = 2/5

Then multiply all terms by 5x to eliminate the fractions:-

Thus: 10x^2 -5 -25x = 2x

Deducting 2x from both sides: 10x^2 -5 -27x = 0

Using the quadratic equation formula: x has a positive value of (27+ sq rt of 929)/20

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