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Suppose n+3/5 = n/8

Find the value of n. \(\displaystyle\frac{n+3}{5} = \displaystyle\frac{n}{8}\)

 Oct 19, 2018

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Cross-multiplying, we have 8(n+3)=5n, 8n+24=5n, 8n-5n=-24, 3n=-24, n=-8.

 Oct 19, 2018
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Cross-multiplying, we have 8(n+3)=5n, 8n+24=5n, 8n-5n=-24, 3n=-24, n=-8.

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