posted by Beth .
Solve the equation
Enter your answer as a fraction in its lowest terms in the box below using / for division. For example, enter as 5/2.
If you want to learn hot to solve algebraic eqautions, don't ask others to do it for you. Learn the method and do it yourself.
Perform identical operations to both sides of the equation until you get only x on one side.
Start by adding 6x + 5 to both sides.
You end up with
8 x = 12
Then divide both sides by 8.
You end up with a fraction on the right side, which you should reduce to lowest terms.