### Home > CC3 > Chapter 8 > Lesson 8.3.1 > Problem 8-126

8-126.

Simplify and solve each equation below for *x*. Show your work and check your answer, if possible.

Begin isolating

by subtractingfrom both sides.

Divide both sides by

.

Begin by distributing.

Addto both sides.

Follow the methods in parts (a) and (b).

Review the steps in part (b).