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(5x+7)/(4x+8)=23/5
⇒5×(5x+7) = 23×(4x+8)
⇒25x + 35 = 92x + 184
⇒25x - 92x = 184 - 35
⇒-67x = 149
⇒x= 149/(-67)
⇒ x = -149/67
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2014-10-27T08:43:31+05:30
By cross multiplication we get
5(5x+7)=23(4x+8)
By distributive property
25x+35=92x+184
25x-92x=184-35
-67x=149
dividing both sides by -67
x=-2.2238
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