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# please show the steps for how to solve c in 5/2=1/3(c-2)

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please show the steps for how to solve c in 5/2=1/3(c-2)

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$$\frac52=\frac13(c-2)$$

Divide both sides by $$\frac13$$

$$\frac52 \div \frac13 = c-2$$

Keep, change, flip.

$$\frac52 \cdot \frac31 = c - 2$$

Multiply the fractions together.

$$\frac{15}{2}=c-2$$

Add 2 to both sides.

$$\frac{15}{2}+2=c \\~\\ \frac{19}{2} = c \\~\\ 9.5 = c$$

hectictar  Apr 10, 2017

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