Algebra

Solve for x in terms of a and b
(b-a)x=3x-(5/a)

I can't figure out how to get the x alone with out getting (3x)/(b-a).

Can anyone help explain?

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  1. (b-a)x = 3x - (5/a)
    (5/a) = 3x - (b-a)x

    Now factor out x.

    (5/a) = x(3 - (b-a))

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