Algebra 1

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

Chapter 6 - Systems of Equations and Inequalities - Get Ready: 5

Answer

x=3/2

Work Step by Step

We first use the distributive property and then combine like terms to simplify the equation to: $5x=-x+9$. We add x to both sides to get that 6x=9. We then divide by 6 on both sides of the equation to obtain that x=3/2.
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