## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

x = -$\frac{1}{3}$
Solve: $\frac{1}{3}$ = x + $\frac{2}{3}$ $\frac{1}{3}$ = x + $\frac{2}{3}$ $\frac{1}{3}$ - $\frac{2}{3}$ = x + $\frac{2}{3}$ - $\frac{2}{3}$ -$\frac{1}{3}$ = x