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11-8.
  1. Solve each equation. Check your solutions, if possible. Homework Help ✎

  2. a.

    8a + a – 3 = 6a – 2a – 3

    b.

    8(3m – 2) – 7m = 0

    c.

    + 1 = 6

    d.

    + 5 = 11

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?