Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 9781285195698
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-569-8

Appendix A - A.2 - Formulas and Equations - Exercises - Page 540: 29



Work Step by Step

We multiply both sides by 2 and 3 at the same time: $\frac{x}{3}\times 2\times 3 - \frac{x}{2}\times 2\times 3 = -5\times 2\times 3$ $2x -3x = -30$ $-x = -30$ We multiply both sides by $-1$: $x=30$
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