## College Algebra (6th Edition)

$x=24$
$20$-$\frac{x}{3}$=$\frac{x}{2}$ 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 $5x=120$ $x=24$