# How do you solve \frac{x - 140}{5} = 152?

Apr 26, 2018

See below

#### Explanation:

Multiply both sides by 5:
$\frac{x - 140}{5} \cdot 5 = 152 \cdot 5$
$x - 140 = 760$

$x - 140 + 140 = 760 + 140$
$x = 900$

So x is equal to 900.

Apr 26, 2018

$x = 900$

#### Explanation:

$5 \times 152 = x - 140$

$760 = x - 140$

$760 + 140 = x$

$x = 900$

This is how you solve it.