# How do you solve 5q - 7 = \frac{2}{3}?

Sep 28, 2014

$5 q - 7 = \frac{2}{3}$

Transposing 7,

$5 q = \frac{2}{3} + 7$

$5 q = \frac{2 + 21}{3}$

$5 q = \frac{23}{3}$

$5 q \cdot 3 = 23$

$15 q = 23$

$q = \frac{23}{15}$