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

##### 3 Answers

Multiply both sides by

#### Explanation:

Move the x's to left side of the equation and the -40 to the left side of the equation.

#### Explanation:

Cross multiply the two fractions, and go from there.

Isolate the x by putting like terms on the same side.

#### Explanation:

Solve:

Cross multiply the denominators.

Simplify

Expand the left-hand side.

Add

Subtract

Simplify.

Divide both sides by