Solve:

Multiplying by 12 you get:

9 - x + 1 = 8 - 2(x - 1)

10 - x = 8 - 2x + 2

10 - x = 10 - 2x

10 + x = 10

Therefore x = 0

The answer says x = 2, I don't know where I went wrong.

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- March 8th 2008, 09:58 PMstellina_91Solving Linear Equations
Solve:

Multiplying by 12 you get:

9 - x + 1 = 8 - 2(x - 1)

10 - x = 8 - 2x + 2

10 - x = 10 - 2x

10 + x = 10

Therefore x = 0

The answer says x = 2, I don't know where I went wrong. - March 8th 2008, 10:20 PMmr fantastic