# How do you solve #\frac{1}{7}-3(\frac{3}{7}n=\frac{2}{7})#?

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

I think the question might have a typo.

I wonder if the problem should be written like this:

1) Clear the fractions by multiplying all the terms on both sides

by

2) Clear the parentheses by distributing the

3) Subtract

4) Divide both sides by

...............................

Check

The check looks like it's going to be a mess.

I would advise you not to do it if you are low on time or

if you have something better to do with your time.

Just take a chance that your answer is probably correct.

If you do want to check, here is how:

1) Sub in

2) Do the multiplication inside the parentheses

3) Clear the parentheses by distributing the

4) Reduce the fraction to lowest terms

5) Combine like terms