Thread: basic algebra needs a method/model

1. basic algebra needs a method/model

5t+8=3t-4

this equation needs to be written out correctly and i need a model to correct my effort please could someone help

2. Re: basic algebra needs a method/model

Originally Posted by unkle
5t+8=3t-4

this equation needs to be written out correctly and i need a model to correct my effort please could someone help
5t+8=3t-4 add 4 to both sides,

5t + 12 = 3t add (-3t) to both sides,

2t + 12 = 0 , solve for t

t= -12/2 = -6

3. Re: basic algebra needs a method/model

many thanks again