Posted by **cheryl** on Saturday, March 17, 2007 at 4:51pm.

2x+3y=6 (solve for x)

2x+3y=6

Get unknown on one side and everything else on the other side. To do this we ned to move 3y. How to do that? Subtract 3y from both sides.

2x+3y-3y = 6-3y

combine terms.

2x = 6-3y

Now divide both sides by 2

2x/2 = (6-3y)/2

x=(6-3y)/2

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