Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

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

Chapter 3 - Solving Inequalities - 3-3 Solving Inequalities Using Multiplication or Division - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 74

Answer

x=2

Work Step by Step

We first combine like terms: $ 3x +8=14$ We then cancel out addition by subtracting 8 on both sides, and then we finally get x alone by dividing by 3 on both sides. Thus, we obtain: $3x=6 \\\\ x=2$
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