## College Algebra (11th Edition)

$x=\frac{-3a-b}{a-3}$
Distribute and bring $x$ to one side. Factor out $(a-3)$. $ax+b=3x-3a$ $ax-3x=-3a-b$ $x(a-3)=-3a-b$ Solve for x. $x=\frac{-3a-b}{a-3}$