How do you solve #2 / 3 (x − 2) = 4x#?

1 Answer
Apr 27, 2018

Answer:

#=>x = -2/5#

Explanation:

We start with:

#2/3 (x-2) = 4x#

Distributing the LHS:

#2/3x - 4/3 = 4x#

Subtracting #2/3x# from both sides:

#-4/3 = 10/3x#

Multiplying both sides by #3#:

#-4 = 10x#

Dividing both sides by #10#:

#-4/10 = x#

Hence,

#=>x = -2/5#