# Algebra Help

• February 5th 2009, 01:01 AM
positiveion
Algebra Help
I'm not sure whether I know how to solve this equation:

0=X-3X+22

Is what I did here, correct?

22=X-3X

22-X=-3X

22=-2X

-11 = X
• February 5th 2009, 01:04 AM
princess_21
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Originally Posted by positiveion
I'm not sure whether I know how to solve this equation:

0=X-3X+22

Is what I did here, correct?

22=X-3X

22-X=-3X

22=-2X

-11 = X

$0=-2x+22$ then transpose $-2x$ to $2x$

$2x=22$

$x=\frac{22}{2}$

$x=11$