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

x = $\frac{3}{2}$
5(2x - 1) - 2(3x) = 1 Apply distributive property: 5(2x) + 5(-1) - 2(3x) = 1 Simplify: 10x - 5 - 6x = 1 4x - 5 = 1 Add 5 to both sides: 4x = 6 Divide both sides by 4: x = 6/4 = $\frac{3}{2}$