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  1. When solving x/6 = 5/2 for x, Nathan noticed that x is divided by 6. What can he do to both sides of the equation to get x alone? Homework Help ✎

    1. Solve for x. Then check your solution in the original equation.

    2. Use the Jamila giving hints.same process to solve this equation for x: x/10 = 2/5.

Undo the division by multiplying by 6.

x = 15

CHECK

If x = 15:

Use the same methods shown in parts (a) and (b).