# Problem #970

 970 Given that a, b, and c are non-zero real numbers, define $(a, b, c) = \frac{a}{b} + \frac{b}{c} + \frac{c}{a}$. Find $(2, 12, 9)$. $\text{(A)}\ 4 \qquad \text{(B)}\ 5 \qquad \text{(C)}\ 6 \qquad \text{(D)}\ 7 \qquad \text{(E)}\ 8$ This problem is copyrighted by the American Mathematics Competitions.
Note: you aren't logged in. If you log in, we'll keep a record of which problems you've solved.