# How do you solve 2/5=x/3?

Nov 18, 2017

$x = \frac{6}{5}$

#### Explanation:

$\frac{2}{5} = \frac{x}{3}$
Multiplying both sides by 15 to remove the denominator,
$15 \left(\frac{2}{5}\right) = 15 \left(\frac{x}{3}\right)$
$3 \left(2\right) = 5 x$
$6 = 5 x$
$x = \frac{6}{5}$