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7/11-1/3x=24/55

21-11x/3 =24/55

21-11x/3 =25/5

105-55x=72

-55x=72-105

-55x=-33

x=33/55

x=3/5

One third of x = 1/3 of x = x/3

Given (7/11) - (x/3) = 24/55

⇒(21 - 11x) /33 = 24/55

⇒21 - 11x = (24/55)*33

⇒-11x = (24*3)/5 -21

⇒-11x = (72 - 105)/5

⇒-11x = -33/5

⇒ x = 3/5

∴x = 3/5