# How do you solve 2/3(5-a)=2?

May 5, 2016

$a = 2$

#### Explanation:

$\textcolor{g r e e n}{\frac{2}{3}} \left(5 - a\right) = 2$

 5 - a = 2 * color(green)(( 3 / 2 )

 5 - a = cancel2 * color(green)(( 3 / cancel2 )

$5 - a = 3$

$5 - 3 = a$

$a = 2$