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October 18th, 2016, 01:23 PM  #1 
Member Joined: Nov 2015 From: Alabama Posts: 91 Thanks: 9 Math Focus: Trigonometry, Calculus, Physics  Equation with x on both sides
I am stuck on some algebra here. This is the very last step in a chemistry problem I am solving, and now I see that my old friend algebra has paid me a visit to remind me that I have massive gaps in my math knowledge... How would I go about this? I tried many different ways, but I always end up with x's canceling which is bizarre. 0.0350 = (x) / (x+4990) 
October 18th, 2016, 01:33 PM  #2  
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0.0350 (times)4990=x(10.0350) You do the arithmetic.  
October 18th, 2016, 01:34 PM  #3 
Member Joined: Nov 2015 From: Alabama Posts: 91 Thanks: 9 Math Focus: Trigonometry, Calculus, Physics  

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