# How do you solve 5/(x - 3) = 12?

Jun 16, 2016

$x = \frac{41}{12}$

#### Explanation:

it is equivalent to the equation:

$5 = 12 \left(x - 3\right)$

$12 x - 36 = 5$

$12 x = 41$

$x = \frac{41}{12}$