# Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-8 An Introduction to Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 56: 16

It is a solution.

#### Work Step by Step

As the problem asks us to do, we plug in 3 for x. $8(3)+5=29 \\\\ 24+5=29 \\\\ 29=29$ This is true, so it is a solution.

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