## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

oe $\frac{b-2}{3}$=$\frac{b+2}{5}$ Multiply both sides by 15 5(b-2)=3(b+2) Distribute 5b-10=3b+6 Add 10 and subtract 3b from both sides 2b=16 Divide both sides by 2 b=8