## Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

a. $x=26$ b. $6= \frac{x}{4}-\frac{2}{4}$ $x=26$
a. Multiply each side by 4. This leaves you with $x-2=24$. Add 2 to each side. This leaves you with $x=26$ b. Since the common denominator is 4, you can separate the fraction into $\frac{x}{4}-\frac{2}{4}$.