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 Question 557747: No matter how I work this I feel as though I am getting it wrong... Solve 8/x+8 = 7/x-2Found 2 solutions by mananth, Earlsdon:Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! cross multiply 8(x-2)=7(x+8) 8x-16=7x+56 8x-7x=56+16 x=72 Answer by Earlsdon(6287)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Solve for x: Cross-multiply. Simplify. Subtract 7x from both sides. Add 16 to both sides.