# How do you solve #8/n=3/(n-5)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 18, 2017

#### Explanation:

Given:

#8/n = 3/(n-5)#

Multiply both sides by

#8(n-5) = 3n#

That is:

#8n-40 = 3n#

Add

#5n = 40#

Divide both sides by

#n = 8#