## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

3x=18 Step 1: is not needed since there are no fractions. Step 2: is not needed since there are no parentheses. Step 3: is not needed. Step 4: the equation is linear. Step 5: is not needed cause all variable terms on one side And all numbers on the other side. Step 6:$\frac{3x}{3}=\frac{18}{3}\times$ Divide both sides by 3. x=6 Final Step: check: $3\times6=18$