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Haven
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USA
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 Posted - 09/25/2008 :  08:46:19 The information given is: x - t equals 2t - xIf x and t are positive numbers that satisfy the equation above, what is the value of x divided by t?The answer given was 5/4How was this answer obtained. An explanation would be greatly appreciated.

skeeter

USA
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 Posted - 09/25/2008 :  11:12:05 (x-t) = 2t-xsquare both sides ...x-t = 4t-4tx+x0 = 5t-4tx0 = t(5t-4x)since t>0, 5t = 4x ... 5/4 = x/t

Haven
Senior Member

USA
28 Posts

 Posted - 09/25/2008 :  14:29:45 Thanks Again Skeeter.
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