# How do you solve #2/10=4/(a-3)#?

##### 2 Answers

Nov 5, 2017

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Multiplying both sides by

Distributing

Dividing both sides by

Nov 5, 2017

#### Answer:

23

#### Explanation:

Multiply both sides by 10 to eliminate the fraction on the left portion

Then Multiple both sides by a-3 to eliminate the fraction on the right portion

Distribute 2

2a-6=40

Transpose -6 to the right side

2a=40+6

2a=46

a=23