College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter P, Prerequisites - Section P.8 - Solving Basic Equations - P.8 Exercises - Page 60: 26



Work Step by Step

Add $3x$ to both sides to obtain: $2x+3+3x=7-3x+3x \\5x+3=7$ Subtract $3$ to both sides to obtain: $5x+3-3=7-3 \\5x=4$ Divide $5$ to both sides to obtain: $\frac{4}{5}=x$
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