The 3 was not fully distributed in 3(x + 3), meaning the right answer would be x = (7/3)
Work Step by Step
The correct answer is--- Step 1) (8/3) = (x=3/2) Step 2) 16 = 3x + 9 Step 3) 7 = 3x Step 4) x = (7/3)
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