# Chapter 2 - Section 2.2 - The Multiplication Property of Equality - Exercise Set: 31

$x=6$

#### Work Step by Step

$2x-3=9$ First add 3 to both sides. $2x=9+3$ $2x=12$ Then divide both sides by 2. 2x$\div$2=12$\div$2 $x=6$ Check the answer. 2(6)-3=9 12-3=9 9=9

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