30 January, 19:32
Can you solve the equation 2/3 (4x-5) = 8 by using the division property of equality?
30 January, 20:05
2/3 (4x - 5) = 8 ... divide both sides by 2/3, eliminating the 2/3 on the left
4x - 5 = 8 / (2/3)
4x - 5 = 8 * 3/2 ... dividing with fractions, flip what u r dividing by, then multiply
4x - 5 = 12 ... add 5 to both sides, eliminating the 5 on the left
4x = 12 + 5
4x = 17 ... divide both sides by 4
x = 17/4 or 4 1/4
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