College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter P, Prerequisites - Section P.8 - Solving Basic Equations - P.8 Exercises: 36

Answer

$x=1$

Work Step by Step

$3x-\frac{5x}{2}=\frac{x+1}{3}-\frac{1}{6}$ We multiply both sides by 6: $18x-15x=2(x+1)-1$ We distribute and simplify: $3x=2x+1$ And solve for $x$: $x=1$
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