algebra
posted by s .
solve for x:
2x+3y=8

subtract 3y from each side, then
divide each side by 2 
subtract 3y from 3y and what else do you subtract it from? divide what numbers by 2?

2x+3y=8
Bob said to subtract 3y from each side:
2x=3y+8
Then divide by 2..
x=(3y+8)/2