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# If b ≠ −2 and (a + 3)/(b + 2) = 3/5, what is b in terms of a?

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If b ≠ −2 and (a + 3)/(b + 2) = 3/5, what is b in terms of a?

A. 5a/3 + 1

B. 3a/5 + 3

C. 5a/3 + 3

D. 3a/5 - 1

E. 5a/3 - 3

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14 Jan 2019, 02:47
Bunuel wrote:
If b ≠ −2 and (a + 3)/(b + 2) = 3/5, what is b in terms of a?

A. 5a/3 + 1

B. 3a/5 + 3

C. 5a/3 + 3

D. 3a/5 - 1

E. 5a/3 - 3

a+3/b+2 = 3/5
solve
5a/3 + 3
IMO C
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