## The problem

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I need to solve for a when x=2 which is the solution of the given equation

## Answer provided by our tutors

This means that you just need to plug the value for 'x=2' into the solution 'a = (x - 26)/(x - 8)' and do the calculations:

a = (2 - 26)/(2 - 8)

a = (-24)/(-6)

a = 4