# How do you solve \frac { 5x } { 6} = 7x - 3?

Apr 16, 2018

$x = \frac{18}{37}$

#### Explanation:

Multiply both sides by 6 to remove the fraction.

$5 x = 42 x - 18$

$5 x + 18 = 42 x$
Subtract $5 x$ from both sides
$18 = 37 x$
$x = \frac{18}{37}$