Chapter 2 - Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving - 2.1 Solving Equations - 2.1 Exercise Set: 100

$x=8$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $ax-3a=5a$, is \begin{array}{l} ax-3a+3a=5a+3a \\\\ ax=8a \\\\ \dfrac{ax}{a}=\dfrac{8a}{a} \\\\ x=8 .\end{array}

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