Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, 7th Edition

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

Chapter 1 - Section 1.5 - Equations - 1.5 Exercises - Page 56: 18


$2x+3=7-3x$ Solution: $x=\frac{4}{5}$

Work Step by Step

1. $2x+3=7-3x$ 2. Add 3x to both sides: $5x+3=7$ 3. Subtract 3 from both sides: $5x=4$ 4. Divide both sides by 5: $x=\frac{4}{5}$
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