Posted by **s** on Sunday, September 26, 2010 at 8:35pm.

solve for x:

2x+3y=8

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**bobpursley**, Sunday, September 26, 2010 at 8:36pm
subtract 3y from each side, then

divide each side by 2

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**conversions**, Sunday, September 26, 2010 at 8:41pm
subtract 3y from 3y and what else do you subtract it from? divide what numbers by 2?

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**Jen**, Sunday, September 26, 2010 at 9:27pm
2x+3y=8

Bob said to subtract 3y from each side:

2x=-3y+8

Then divide by 2..

x=(-3y+8)/2

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