Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-4 Solving Equations With Variables on Both Sides - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 108: 55



Work Step by Step

$8x−4=1+6x\\ 8x−4(+4)=1+6x(+4)\\ 8x=5+6x\\ 8x(−6x)=5+6x(−6x)\\ 2x=5\\ x=\frac{5}{2}$ As required, x is a fraction.
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