Solve: 2/"5x" - 5/"3x" = 1/15 - Mathematics

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Solve: `2/"5x" - 5/"3x" = 1/15`

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Solution

`2/"5x" - 5/"3x" = 1/15`


`=> (2 xx 3)/("5x" xx 3) - (5 xx 5)/("3x" xx 5) = 1/15`


`=> (6 - 25)/"15x" = 1/15`


`=> (-19)/"15x" = 1/15`


`=> (-19)/"x" = 15/15`


`=> -19 = "x"`


∴ x = -19

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Chapter 14: Linear Equations in one Variable - Exercise 14 (C) [Page 169]

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