How do you solve 7/3=(2x+5)/x?

Aug 16, 2016

$x = 15$

Explanation:

If you have an equation with only one term on each side, and at least one is a fraction, you can cross-multiply to get rid of the fractions.

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

$7 x = 3 \left(2 x + 5\right)$

$7 x = 6 x + 15$

$x = 15$