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Wondering if anyone could help me with this problem:

 

If (x-y)/(x+y) = 5/2, find x/y.

 

Thanks

 Aug 28, 2021
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If (x-y)/(x+y) = 5/2, find x/y.


x-y = 5/2 x  + 5/2 y

 

- 3/2 x = 7/2 y

x/ y = 7/2 * -2/3  = -14/6 = -2 1/3

 Aug 28, 2021

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