Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305071751
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-175-9

Chapter 1 - Review - Exercises - Page 134: 56



Work Step by Step

$8-2x=14+x$ Take $x$ to the left side and $8$ to the right side: $-2x-x=14-8$ Evaluate the operations on both sides: $-3x=6$ Take $-3$ to divide the right side: $x=\dfrac{6}{-3}=-2$ $x=-2$
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