Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-8 An Introduction to Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 55

Answer

The solution is between 3 and 4.

Work Step by Step

Create a table to approximate n. Since the difference is fractional, n must be fractional. $\underline n\ \ \ \ \underline{3n-1}$ $1\ \ \ \ \ \ 2$ $2\ \ \ \ \ \ 5$ $3\ \ \ \ \ \ 8_\longrightarrow$ The solution is between 3 and 4. $4\ \ \ \ \ \ 11$
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