Linear Equation 3

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Solve x / 2 + x / 3 = x - 3

Solution:

x / 2 + x / 3 = x - 3

=> 6 X (x / 2 + x / 3) = 6 X (x - 3) [Multiplying both sides by 6, the L.C.M. of 2 and 3]

=> 3 x + 2 x = 6 x - 18

=> - x = - 18

or, x = 18

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