# Chapter 1 - Section 1.8 - Introduction to Variables, Algebraic Expressions, and Equations - Exercise Set - Page 82: 41

$\frac{2}{3}$

#### Work Step by Step

$\frac{7x+2y}{3x}$ $\longrightarrow$substitute $\frac{7(2)+2(-5)}{3(2)}$$\longrightarrow multiply \frac{14-10}{6}$$\longrightarrow$ subtract $\frac{4}{6}$$\longrightarrow$ simplify $\frac{4\div2}{6\div2}$ $\frac{2}{3}$

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