## Prealgebra (7th Edition)

$x=1$
$3(x-1.1)=5x-5.3\rightarrow$ apply the distributive property $3x-3.3=5x-5.3\rightarrow$ subtract 3x and add 5.3 to each side $3x-3.3-3x+5.3=5x-5.3-3x+5.3\rightarrow$ combine like terms $2=2x\rightarrow$ divide both sides by 2 $2\div2=2x\div2$ simplify $1=x$