Multiply both sides of the equation by .

Simplify .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Multiply by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Subtract from .

Multiply each term in by .

Multiply .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Solve for a 2/3*(5-a)=2