# 2/3 (2x-1)=5/6 (x+1) What is x?

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Nov 8, 2017

#### Explanation:

Distribute

Add

Divide both sides by 4/3:

Nov 9, 2017

Distribute then solve for x. x=3

#### Explanation:

#2/3(2x-1)=5/6(x+1)#

Multiply each fraction on the outside of the parenthesis by the constants inside the parenthesis.

Now add

Find a common denominator and add

Again, find a common denominator and subtract

Now solve

Divide both side by

Multiple the reciprocal

You're left with x=3