Expand the right side: 1/3x + 1/2 = 6/4x - 10 Simplify as 6/4 is 3/2 x/3 + 1/2 = 3x/2 - 10 Common denominator of 2 and 3 is 6. So we have: 2x/6 + 1/2 = 9x/6 -10 Subtract 2x/6 from each side 7x/6 - 10 = 1/2 Add 10 to each side. 10 is 20/2 7x/6 = 21/2 Using our proportion calculator, we get: x = 9