# How do you solve #5/7=(x-2)/4#?

try to get rid of the fractions; Solve equation

Utilizing your denominators (4 and 7) multiply on both sides

Move the x-parts to one side and the normal numbers to the other to solve the equation (always move by using the opposite compute-sign).

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To solve the equation 5/7 = (x - 2)/4 for x, you can cross multiply to get:

5 * 4 = 7 * (x - 2)

Then, simplify:

20 = 7x - 14

Add 14 to both sides:

20 + 14 = 7x

34 = 7x

Divide by 7:

34 / 7 = x

So, x = 4.857 (rounded to three decimal places).

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