. Solve each equation for the variable. Check your solutions, if possible. Homework Help ✎
8a + a – 3 = 6a – 2a – 3
8(3m – 2) – 7m = 0
+ 1 = 6 + 5 = 11
Look at problem 7-53 for help with this problem.
Isolate the variable on one side of the equation, with the integers on the other side.
Distribute before solving the equation.
Multiply each term of the equation by 2 in order to cancel out the fraction.
There are two solutions to this equation. Why?