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# If 32/x - 6 = 2, then x =

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If 32/x - 6 = 2, then x = [#permalink]  13 Aug 2019, 07:42
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If $$\frac{32}{x} - 6 = 2$$, then x =

(A) -8

(B) -4

(C) 4

(D) 6

(E) 8
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Re: If 32/x - 6 = 2, then x = [#permalink]  13 Aug 2019, 07:48
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Carcass wrote:
If $$\frac{32}{x} - 6 = 2$$, then x =

(A) -8

(B) -4

(C) 4

(D) 6

(E) 8

GIVEN: $$\frac{32}{x} - 6 = 2$$

Add 6 to both sides of the equation to get: $$\frac{32}{x} = 8$$

Multiply both sides of the equation by $$x$$ to get: $$32 = 8x$$

Divide both sides of the equation by $$8$$ to get: $$\frac{32}{8} = x$$

Simplify: $$4 = x$$

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Re: If 32/x - 6 = 2, then x =   [#permalink] 13 Aug 2019, 07:48
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