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Home > CC3MN > Chapter 8 > Lesson 8.3.1 > Problem 8-133


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

  1. Isolate x on one side and simplify.

  1. Distribute −2 first, then isolate x and simplify.


  1. How can you remove the fraction?

    You can multiply both sides by .

    Now simplify.

  1. How can you remove the fractions?

    You can use cross multiplication.

    Remember to show your work.