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## Homework Statement

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a

_{1}b

_{1}/x

_{1}= a

_{2}b

_{2}/x

_{2}

solve for x

_{2}

## Homework Equations

no relevant questions apply, this is a stand alone review question

## The Attempt at a Solution

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multiply times reciprocal to get rid of denominator on left

(x

_{1}) (a

_{1}b

_{1}/x

_{1})= (a

_{2}b

_{2}/x

_{2})(x

_{1})

a

_{1}b

_{1}= (a

_{2}b

_{2}x

_{1}/x

_{2})

multiply times reciprocal to get rid of denominator on right

(x

_{2}) a

_{1}b

_{1}/x

_{1}= a

_{2}b

_{2}x

_{1}/x

_{2}(x

_{2})

a

_{1}b

_{1}x

_{2}= a

_{2}b

_{2}x

_{1}

divide by a

_{1}b

_{1}to get x

_{2}alone

a

_{1}b

_{1}x

_{2}/a

_{1}b

_{1}= a

_{2}a

_{2}x

_{1}/(a

_{1}b

_{1})

x

_{2}= a

_{2}b

_{2}x

_{1}/(a

_{1}b

_{1})

I know I have missed something, but this is my best attempt at solving this problem. Could someone please review and help me figure out what I missed?

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