# Solve the following equation and check your result: 2x/3 + 1 = 7x/15 + 3

**Solution:**

A mathematical equation that represents the relationship between two expressions on either side of the equal sign (=) is a Simple Equation. An equation consists of variables and numerical constants.

2x/3 + 1 = 7x/15 + 3

⇒ 2x/3 - 7x/15 = 3 - 1

⇒ (10x - 7x) / 15 = 2

By Cross-multiplying we get,

⇒ 3x = 30

Therefore, the value of x = 10

**ā Check: **NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 2

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## Solve the following equation and check your result: 2x/3 + 1 = 7x/15 + 3

NCERT Solutions Class 8 Maths Chapter 2 Exercise 2.3 Question 8

**Summary:**

The solution to the given equation 2x/3 + 1 = 7x/15 + 3 is x = 10

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