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Solve following simple equation with fractions: -5/6(8+5b) = 75 + 5/3b

Correct answer:

b =  -14

Step-by-step explanation:


-5/6(8+5b) = 75 + 5/3b

-5/6•(8+5•b) = 75 + 5/3•b

35b = -490

b = -14

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