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: 58

Answer

x=8.6

Work Step by Step

3x-8=5---To isolate the x on the left side of the equation, you have to get rid of the 1/2, the -9, and the 5. First, multiply each side by 2 to get rid of the 1/2. Then, add 9 to each side. Next, divide each side by 5, and then your final answer is 8.6
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