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If \(12 = \frac{11}{x} - \frac{3}{x}\), then \(x =\)

(A) 3/11
(B) 1/2
(C) 2/3
(D) 11/12
(E) 11/3

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If \(12 = \frac{11}{x} - \frac{3}{x}\), then \(x =\)

(A) 3/11
(B) 1/2
(C) 2/3
(D) 11/12
(E) 11/3


Given: \(12 = \frac{11}{x} - \frac{3}{x}\)

To eliminate the fractions, we can multiply both sides of the equation by \(x\) to get: \(12x = \frac{11x}{x} - \frac{3x}{x}\)

Simplify to get: \(12x = 11 - 3\)
Simplify: \(12x = 8\)
Divide both sides by \(12\) to get: \(x = \frac{8}{12} = \frac{2}{3}\)

Answer: C

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Given
In this question, we are given that
    • An equation of x as: 12 = 11/x – 3/x

To find
We need to determine
    • The value of x, from the given equation

Approach and Working out
Simplifying the given equation, we get:
    • 12 = 11/x – 3/x
    Or, 12x = 11 – 3
    Or, 12x = 8
    Or, x = 8/12 = 2/3

Thus, option C is the correct answer.

Correct Answer: Option C
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