5/8-x=5/3x (These are both fractions)
multiply by reciprocal of 2/3 to get the x on its own and you are left with
Originally Posted by Tammy07 5/8-x=5/3x (These are both fractions) Is it possible your equation is ?
If so, multiply both sides of the equation by to get rid of those fractions. (And remind yourself at the end that x can't be either 0 nor 8.) <-- Now divide both sides by 5