# How do you solve #\frac{2}{5} x - 15= \frac{5}{8} x - 16#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 26, 2018

**or**

#### Explanation:

Start by bringing all like terms on one side:

**-16 +15**

Here, notice that the signs **flip** on going to the other side.

So you get:

-**-1**

Here -**multiplied** to **cancel** the negative sign of

So you get:

or