How do you solve 5(4x-1)=2(x+3)?

Aug 18, 2016

$x = \frac{11}{18}$

Explanation:

$5 \left(4 x - 1\right) = 2 \left(x + 3\right)$

hArr5×4x-5×1=2×x+2×3

$\Leftrightarrow 20 x - 5 = 2 x + 6$

or $20 x - 2 x = 6 + 5$

or $18 x = 11$

or $x = \frac{11}{18}$