3 (X-2)/5=3x+6

I know the answer is x=-3

Can someone help me with the steps to get the answer of x=-3

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3 (X-2)/5=3x+6

I know the answer is x=-3

Can someone help me with the steps to get the answer of x=-3

I know the answer is x=-3

Can someone help me with the steps to get the answer of x=-3

- Phoenix2008
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Phoenix2008 wrote:3 (X-2)/5=3x+6

I know the answer is x=-3

Can someone help me with the steps to get the answer of x=-3

X=x, right?

then times both sides with 5: 3(x-2)=5(3x+6)

multiply it out: 3x-6=15x+30

subtract from both sides, and divide through to finish.

- buddy
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