## Finite Math and Applied Calculus (6th Edition)

$$x=\frac{43}{7}$$
$$7x+55=98$$ 1. First subtract 55 from both sides if the equation to isolate x. $7x+55-55=98-55$ $7x=43$ 2. Then divide both sides by 7 to isolate the variable and solve the equation. $7x\div7=43\div7$ $$x=\frac{43}{7}$$