x17=5

Multiply both sides of the equation by 17.

17⋅x17=17⋅5

Cancel the common factor of 17.

Cancel the common factor.

17⋅x17=17⋅5

Rewrite the expression.

x=17⋅5

x=17⋅5

Multiply 17 by 5.

x=85

x=85

Solve for x x/17=5

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# Solve for x x/17=5

x17=5

Multiply both sides of the equation by 17.

17⋅x17=17⋅5

Cancel the common factor of 17.

Cancel the common factor.

17⋅x17=17⋅5

Rewrite the expression.

x=17⋅5

x=17⋅5

Multiply 17 by 5.

x=85

x=85

Solve for x x/17=5