geomatery find x if 8x-7/5x-3=4x-3/3x-1
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Cross-multiply:

(8x-7)(3x-1)=(4x-3)(5x-3)

24x²-29x+7=20x²-27x+9

4x²-2x-2=0

2x²-x-1=0=(2x+1)(x-1)

So x=1 or -½.

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