# 1/3+1/5+1/x=1/8 , find x

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#### cyber_akhlesh Profile Answers by cyber_akhlesh

• Jan 16th, 2006

hi

1/3+1/5+1/x=1/8

solution:

1/3+1/5-1/8=1/x

40+24-15   =1/x

120

49/120=1/x

x=120/49

or

x=2 22/49 in fraction

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#### kehri_anurag Profile Answers by kehri_anurag Questions by kehri_anurag

• Jan 16th, 2006

X=120/7

#### aa

• Jan 16th, 2006

the ans is 20

#### jennyahwu

• Feb 1st, 2006

how to calcuate 20, I got 120/49

#### nandini

• Mar 5th, 2006

1/3+1/5-1/8=(-1/x)

40+24-15

________________ =(-1/x)

120

49/120=(-1/x)

x=(-120/49)

#### karthik

• Mar 5th, 2006

x=(-120/49)

it cannot be 20

#### Bhavya shree

• Mar 23rd, 2006

#### Himanshu Gangwar

• Apr 24th, 2006

1/8-1/3-1/5=1/x

-49/120=1/x

x=-120/49

#### deepali

• Apr 26th, 2006

1/3+1/5+1/x=1/8

1/x=1/8-1/3-1/5

#### deepali

• Apr 26th, 2006

1/3+1/5+1/x=1/8

1/x=1/8-1/3-1/5

=15-40-24/120

=(-49)/120

so, x= (-120/49)

#### ommen k varghese

• May 7th, 2006

#### rupak

• Jul 25th, 2006

1/3+1/5+1/x=1/81/3+1/5-1/8=-1/x40+24-15/4120= -1/x49/120= -1/xx= -120/49x = -2.45 --------

#### kusuma

• Jul 25th, 2006

1/3+1/5+1/x=1/8

(5+3/15)+1/x=1/8 ( Taking LCM of 5,3=15)

(8/15)+1/x=1/8    (  After LCM add the final result)

1/x=1/8-8/15       (  Taking 8/15  t0 right side then it changes to -8/15 )

1/x=15-64/120     (   Taking LCM  8,15=120)

1/x=-49/120        (    After LCM the answer we get is -49/120)

x=-120/49           (    The value of x is -120/49)

#### arvind

• Oct 7th, 2006

the ans is -(120/49)

sol:

1/x=1/8-1/5-1/3

1/x=(15-24-40)/120

1/x=-(49/120)

so ans is

x=-(120/49)

#### karthik_it1209 Profile Answers by karthik_it1209

• Jun 7th, 2008

x=-4390

• Sep 26th, 2008

8/15+1/x=1/8
1/x=1/8-8/15
1/x=-49/120
x=-120/49

or

3x+5x+15/15x=1/8
8(8x+15)=15x
64x+120=15x
x=-120/49

#### sagarikam Profile Answers by sagarikam

• Jan 1st, 2009

1/x=1/8-1/3-1/5
=15-40-24
120
=15-64
120
=-49
120

so, x= - 120/49

#### Palachooru Profile Answers by Palachooru

• May 18th, 2009

1/3+1/5-1/8=-1/x

(40+24-15)/120=-1/x

49/120=-1/x

.
.  . x=-120/49

#### pavan bhalot

• Apr 11th, 2013

-(120/29)

#### sukhmanjot Profile Answers by sukhmanjot

• Sep 6th, 2013

-120/49

#### vidhyaraj

• Sep 19th, 2013

120/49