Algebra 2 Common Core

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133186024
ISBN 13: 978-0-13318-602-4

Chapter 1 - Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities - Chapter Test - Page 53: 12



Work Step by Step

Distribute 5 and 3 to have $5s-60-24=3s+6 \\5s-84=3s+6.$ Add $84$ to and subtract $3s$ from both sides to have $5s-84+84-3s=3s+6+84-3s \\2s=90.$ Divide both sides by 2 to have $s=\frac{90}{2} \\s=45.$
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