6th grade math
posted by Kate .
If the weight of a package is multiplied by 5/7 the result is 40.5 pounds.Find the weight of the package.

can someone please explain to me what the Answer is and also can someone please explain to me how to slove this question step by step???
Please??!! 
please???I am so far really bad with prealgebra!!!can someone please teach me how to do this step by step??

5/7x = 40.5
x = 40.5 / 5/7
x = 40.5 * 7/5
x = 283.5/5
x = 56.7 = 56 7/10 
thanks we both needed that help with pre algebra mrs.sue!!!thank you!!!

You're very welcome, Kate.