2+3(X-1)-8=7-(2X+1)+X I get 3 3/4.... what do you get??? (btw, answer has to be a fraction, not a decimal)
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Originally Posted by cherubee 2+3(X-1)-8=7-(2X+1)+X I get 3 3/4.... what do you get??? (btw, answer has to be a fraction, not a decimal) $\displaystyle 2+ 3x-3-8=7-2x-1+x$ $\displaystyle 3x+2x-x=7-2-1+3+8$ $\displaystyle 4x=15$ $\displaystyle x=\frac{15}{4}$ $\displaystyle x=3\frac{3}{4}$ you're right.
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