# What is x in the equation (26-1)/x = 5?

Mar 5, 2018

$x = 5$

#### Explanation:

Fist of all, since $x$ is a denominator, $x \ne 0$

Then we have:

$\frac{26 - 1}{x} = 5$
$\frac{25}{x} = 5$
$25 = 5 x$
$x = 5$