# SOLUTION: Can you please help me with this problem? 2/3(15-6a)=5/6(12a+8) Use the distributive property thank you!

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Equations Question 211666This question is from textbook intermediate algebra : Can you please help me with this problem? 2/3(15-6a)=5/6(12a+8) Use the distributive property thank you!This question is from textbook intermediate algebra Answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Start with the given equation. Multiply both sides by 6. Multiply and simplify. Distribute. Subtract from both sides. Subtract from both sides. Combine like terms on the left side. Combine like terms on the right side. Divide both sides by to isolate . Reduce. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Answer: So the solution is which approximates to .