College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter P, Prerequisites - Section P.8 - Solving Basic Equations - P.8 Exercises: 43

Answer

$x=\frac{13}{6}$

Work Step by Step

$\displaystyle \frac{2x-1}{x+2}=\frac{4}{5}$ Multiply both sides by $5(x+2)$: $5(2x-1)=4(x+2)$ Distribute: $10x-5=4x+8$ Combine $x$ terms: $6x=13$ Solve for $x$: $x=\frac{13}{6}$
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