I will assume you may mean this...
(2X + 3)/(X + 7) = 5/3
multiply through by (X + 7) ( distribute the 5/3 to this )
2X + 3 = (5/3)X + 35/3
(1/3)X + 3 = 35/3
(1/3)X = 26/3
X = 26
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**5/3,**which is correct, but this … Read more