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 - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 56

Answer

$$x=\frac{13}{3}$$

Work Step by Step

$$8(\frac{3x}{8}-1)=8(\frac{5}{8})$$ the problem is in this step, the 8 needs to be distributed to the 1 as well $$3x-8=5$$ $$3x=13$$ $$x=\frac{13}{3}$$
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