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What is the ratio of x to y if: (10x - 3y)/(13x - y) = 3/5 ? Express your answer as a common fraction.

 Jun 24, 2021
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(10x - 3y)  / ( 3x - y)   =   3/5     cross-multiply

 

5 (10x  - 3y)  =   3(3x  - y)

 

50x  -  15y   =   9x   -  3y

 

50x  -  9x   =  15y  -  3y

 

41x  =  12y

 

x / y   =   12  /  41

 

 

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 Jun 24, 2021

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