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Solving for x with Fractions

Date: 9/9/96 at 20:29:14
From: Anonymous
Subject: Solve for x, with Fractions 

5/2 = 3/2 - x

Date: 9/10/96 at 15:34:2
From: Doctor Robert
Subject: Re: Solve for x, with Fractions 

5/2 = 3/2 - x
Subtract 3/2 from both sides which gives:
2/2 = -x      so that
  1 = -x      which is the same as saying that
  x = -1

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