# How do you solve for x in 1/3x + 2y = 5?

##### 1 Answer
Apr 17, 2018

$x = - 6 y + 15$

#### Explanation:

$\frac{1}{3} x + 2 y = 5$
$\Rightarrow \frac{1}{3} x = - 2 y + 5$
$\Rightarrow x = 3 \left(- 2 y + 5\right) = - 6 y + 15$