Multiply both sides of the equation by .

Simplify .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Add to both sides of the equation.

Add and .

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Divide by .

Solve for x 1/3*(2x-5)=3