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When 6 is multiplied by x, the result is the same as when x is added t

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When 6 is multiplied by x, the result is the same as when x is added to 9. What is the value of x/3 ?

A. 2/5
B. 3/5
C. 6/5
D. 8/5
E. 9/5

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24 Oct 2018, 00:02
Bunuel wrote:
When 6 is multiplied by x, the result is the same as when x is added to 9. What is the value of x/3 ?

A. 2/5
B. 3/5
C. 6/5
D. 8/5
E. 9/5

$$6x = x + 9$$

So, $$x = \frac{9}{5}$$

Hence, the value of $$\frac{x}{3} = \frac{3}{5}$$; Answer must be (B)
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