How do you solve #2/3x=26#?

2 Answers
May 1, 2018

Answer:

To solve for X just divide #2/3# from both sides

Explanation:

The reason you do this is because it will isolate X. #2/3# divided by #2/3# is one, and 26 divided by #2/3# will be 39.
Your answer will be 39.

May 1, 2018

Answer:

#x=39#

Explanation:

Solve:

#2/3x=26#

Simplify #2/3x# to #(2x)/3#.

#(2x)/3=26#

Multiply both sides by #3#.

#color(red)cancel(color(black)(3))^1xx(2x)/color(red)cancel(color(black)(3))^1=26xx3#

Simplify.

#2x=78#

Divide both sides by #2#.

#x=39#