#### Answer

$x=6$

#### Work Step by Step

Square both sides of the equation to obtain:
$3x-2=16$
Add 2 on both sides of the equation to obtain:
$3x = 18$
Divide 3 on both sides to obtain:
$x =\frac{18}{3}
\\x=6$

Published by
Pearson

ISBN 10:
0-13417-894-7

ISBN 13:
978-0-13417-894-3

$x=6$

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