math
posted by kevin on .
absolute value equation
2/3x5/8=8
Can someone help do not understand

23x58 = 8.
Isolate the bracket:
23x5 = 8+8
23x5 = 16
Divide both sides by 2:
3x5 = 8
The number whose8 can be + 8:
3x5 = +8
3x = +8 + 5
3x = 8+5 =13
X = 13/3.
3x = 8 + 5 = 3
X = 1.
Solution set: X = 1, and X = 13/3.