College Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter 1 - Equations and Inequalities - Exercise Set 1.2: 19

Answer

$x=24$

Work Step by Step

$20$-$\frac{x}{3}$=$\frac{x}{2}$ Equalise denominators by making it all 6 $\frac{120}{6}$-$\frac{2x}{6}$=$\frac{3x}{6}$ Move variables to right hand side $\frac{120}{6}$=$\frac{5x}{6}$ Common denominators, so denominators can be removed $5x=120$ $x=24$
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