### Home > CC3 > Chapter 9 > Lesson 9.1.3 > Problem 9-36

9-36.

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

Begin isolating

by subtractingfrom both sides. Divide both sides by

.

Begin by distributing.

Add

to both sides.

Subtractfrom each side.

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

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