Posted by emma on .
Solve the equation: 14x + 3x  40 = 11

algebra 1 
Ms. Sue,
14x + 3x  40 = 11
17x  40 + 40 = 11 + 40
17x = 51
x = 3
To prove it:
14(3) + 3(3)  40 = 11
42 + 9  40 = 11
51  40 = 11
11 = 11
Yep! It works!