# Question 65573

Dec 7, 2017

$x = 21$

#### Explanation:

2/3x−5=9

Step 1: Add $5$ to both sides.

2/3x−5+5=9+5#

$\frac{2}{3} x = 14$

Step 2: Multiply both sides by $\frac{3}{2}$.

$\left(\frac{3}{2}\right) \cdot \left(\frac{2}{3} x\right) = \left(\frac{3}{2}\right) \cdot \left(14\right)$

$x = 21$