College Algebra (11th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321671791
ISBN 13: 978-0-32167-179-0

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Linear Equations - 1.1 Exercises - Page 84: 25



Work Step by Step

Convert all the x values to fractions with a common denominator so they can be combined. Then move the values so all the x's are on the same side of the equation. $(3x/6)+(8x/6)-(6x/6)=10$ Multiply both sides by the reciprocal (6/5) and reduce to an integer. $5x/6=10$ $x=12$
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