Hello, Tren301!

Hi there, I seem to be having trouble with this equation: .

My idea was to multiply the values inside the bracket by 4 to undo the division . What?

and then to do the same to the RHS ... ie, 4x8, and work from there ... but this gave me x= 1.4422495

But this method does not work out. I used my casio Classpad 330 to solve the equation, and x=3

Can someone give me a heads up where I am going wrong?

We are given: .

Multiply by 4: .

And we have: .