# How do you solve #(p-2)/5=p/8#?

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See the entire solution process below:

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First, multiply each side of the equation by the lowest common denominator of the two fractions which is

Next, expand the terms in parenthesis by multiplying each term within the parenthesis by the term outside the parenthesis:

Then, add

Now, divide each side of the equation by

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Cross multiply

Distribute the

Subtract

Add

Divide both sides by 3

This is the final answer (it cannot be simplified furthermore)