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Solve using the multiplication principle.
-4/5x=16/35.
(5)-4/5x=16/35(5)
-4x=180/175
Now I'm lost. What do I do now? Thanks.

  • Algebra -

    After multiplying both sides by 5, you should have obtained
    -4x = 16/7
    Next, multiply both sides by -1/4.
    x = -4/7

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