## Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

$x=-7$
We have $3.4x + 6 = 1.4x - 8$ Taking $x$ terms to the left side of the equality and numbers to the right side $$3.4x-1.4x = -8-6$$ Simplifying $$2x = -14$$ Solving for $x$ $$x = \frac{-14}{2} = -7$$