## Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

$x=-1$
$4x-9x+22=3x+30$ $-5x+22=3x+30$ $-5x-3x+22=30$ $-8x+22=30$ $-8x=30-22$ $-8x=8$ $\frac{-8x}{-8}$=$\frac{8}{-8}$ $x=-1$ Check the answer. 4(-1)-9(-1)+22=3(-1)+30 -4+9+22=-3+30 5+22=27 27+27