Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 2 - Section 2.3 - Solving Linear Equations - Exercise Set - Page 141: 6



Work Step by Step

$3x+2-x=6+3x-8$ $3x-x+2=6-8+3x$ $2x+2=-2+3x$ $2x-3x+2=-2$ $-x+2=-2$ $-x=-2-2$ $-x=-4$ $-x(-1)=-4(-1)$ $x=4$ Check the answer. 3(4)+2-(4)=6+3(4)-8 12+2-4=6+12-8 14-4=18-8 10=10
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