Elementary Geometry for College Students (5th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1439047901
ISBN 13: 978-1-43904-790-3

Chapter 5 - Review Exercises: 8b

Answer

$x = 26$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{x-5}{3} = \frac{2x-3}{7}$ $(x-5) = \frac{3(2x-3)}{7}$ $7(x-5) = 3(2x-3)$ $7x-35 = 6x - 9$ $x - 35 = -9$ $x = 26$
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