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Solve the linear equation

x - 5/3 = x - 3/5

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x - 5/3 = x - 3/5

L.C.M. of the denominators, 3 and 5, is 15.

Multiplying both sides by 15, we obtain

5( x- 5 ) = 3z9 x- 3 )

⇒ 5x − 25 = 3x − 9 (Opening the brackets)

⇒ 5x − 3x = 25 − 9

⇒ 2x = 16

⇒ x = 16/2

⇒ x = 8

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