I have an equation, and I want to solve for x.

Here is the equation:

(-ax + c)/b = (-dx + f)/e

If you are able to do this, can you please explain the steps on how to do it. Thank you for your help :)

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- Apr 11th 2012, 04:24 PMbagelboySolve for variable
I have an equation, and I want to solve for x.

Here is the equation:

(-ax + c)/b = (-dx + f)/e

If you are able to do this, can you please explain the steps on how to do it. Thank you for your help :) - Apr 11th 2012, 04:35 PMProve ItRe: Solve for variable
- Apr 11th 2012, 04:43 PMbagelboyRe: Solve for variable
Ok... so when you multiply that out you get "-eax + ec = -bdx + fb" right? I'm sorry, but I still do not understand what to do. Can you try explaining a little bit more (I am only in 8th grade)?

- Apr 11th 2012, 04:58 PMProve ItRe: Solve for variable
- Apr 11th 2012, 05:07 PMbagelboyRe: Solve for variable
This is also called me being an idiot. Thank you for the help :)