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2(x+1)/3=6/5 what is the answer?

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Dear Cindy,
 
[2(x + 1)]/3 = 6/5
           ⇓
2(x/3) + 2/3 = 6/5
 
Multiply by 3
 
2x + 2 = 3*(6/5) = 18/5
 
Subtract 2 from each side
 
2x = (18/5) - 2 = (18/5) - (10/5) = [(18-10)/5] = 8/5
 
Divide by 2
 
x = (8/5)/2 = 4/5