Posted by **Anonymous** on Friday, February 25, 2011 at 11:49pm.

Use the properties of rational number operations to find a value for x that solves the equation 2/7x = 3/5

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**drwls**, Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 1:33am
Is that (2/7)x or 2/(7x) ?

I have no way of telling. They are not the same. If you mean (2/7)x, it is better to write it as 2x/7

In either case, multiply both sides of your equation by 7/2 and proceed.

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