# How do you solve 2/(3+x) = 25?

Mar 26, 2018

First multiply both sides by $\left(3 + x\right)$:

$2 = 25 \left(3 + x\right) = 75 + 25 x$

Then collect like terms:

$25 x = - 73$

Divide both sides by $25$:

$x = - \frac{73}{25} = - 2.92$