Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapters 1-10 - Cumulative Review Exercises - Page 758: 38



Work Step by Step

We are given the equation $3x-5=16$. In order to solve, first add 5 to both sides. $3x-5+5=16+5$ $3x=21$ Divide both sides by 3. $x=7$
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