Algebra 1

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

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-3 Solving Multi-Step Equations - Lesson Check - Page 97: 7

Answer

$\frac{11}{3}$

Work Step by Step

7(3$x$ - 4) = 49 Applying the Distributive Property, we can expand this to 21$x$ -28 = 49 Adding 28 to both sides gives us: 21$x$ = 28+49 21$x$ = 77 Divide both sides by 21 to isolate x. $x$= $\frac{77}{21}$ Reducing this fraction, we get $\frac{11}{3}$.
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