# SOLUTION: 2/5 = x-2/20 solve for x

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Polynomials-and-rational-expressions Question 112951: 2/5 = x-2/20 solve for xFound 2 solutions by chitra, jim_thompson5910:Answer by chitra(359)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!THE GIVEN EXPRESSION IS: SIMPLYING IT FURTHER WE GET: 2 * 20 = 5(X - 2) 40 = 5X - 10 5X = 40 + 10 5X = 50 X = X = 5 THUS THE SOLUTION. REGARDS Answer by jim_thompson5910(28510)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Start with the given ratio Multiply both sides by 20 Multiply Reduce Add 2 to both sides So our answer is