### Home > CC3 > Chapter 4 > Lesson 4.1.2 > Problem 4-17

4-17.

Simplify each of the following equations and solve for . Show all work and check your solution. Homework Help ✎

Flip subtraction to addition.

Now you have to choose!

Add

to both sides.Subtract

from both sides. Flip to positive.

Add 3

*x*to both sides.Subtract

from both sides. Divide by

on both sides. Check your work! Substitute your answer into the original equation.

See the hints in part (a).