### Home > CC3 > Chapter 8 > Lesson 8.3.1 > Problem 8-133

8-133.

Solve each equation below for the given variable. Be sure to check your solution.

Isolate

on one side and simplify.

Distribute

first, then isolate and simplify.

How can you remove the fraction?

You can multiply both sides by

.

Now simplify.

How can you remove the fractions?

You can use cross multiplication.

Remember to show your work.