Algebra
posted by Juri on .
There are two solutions to  16x  5  = 3. The greatest solution is ___.
Since the expression, 16x  5, can be either positive or negative, solve for both.
16x  5 = 3
16x = 8
x = .5
(16x  5) = 3
16x + 5 = 3
16x = 2
x = 1/8
You can decide which is "greatest."
I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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