Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-8 An Introduction to Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 16

Answer

Yes, the given number of 3 is a solution for the equation.

Work Step by Step

Plug the value for x into the equation to see if it is a solution. 8(3) + 5 = 29 24 + 5 = 29 29 = 29 3 is a solution.
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