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If (3x - 5)/4 = 15/6, then x =

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If \(\frac{(3x - 5)}{4} = \frac{15}{6}\), then x =

A) \(\frac{3}{5}\)

B) \(\frac{5}{3}\)

C) \(5\)

D) \(10\)

E) \(15\)
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Re: If (3x - 5)/4 = 15/6, then x = [#permalink] New post 20 Feb 2018, 12:32
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Cross multiply to get

6(3x-5) = 60

Expand.

18x-30 = 60

Add 30 to both sides.

18x = 90

Divide by 18.

x = 5.

Answer is C.
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