Posted by **Anonymous** on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 7:36pm.

4(x-2)=3(1.5+x)

Use Dis.Property

Combine like terms

Solve using inverse operations

I just don't understand!Please explain

- Pre- Algebra -
**bobpursley**, Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 7:53pm
4x-8=4.5+3x

4x-3x=4.5+8

x= ....

- Pre- Algebra -
**Anonymous**, Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 7:56pm
4 (x - 2) = 3 (1.5 + x)

1) 4x - 8 = 4.5 + 3x Multiply the number outside the par. by the numbers inside the paranthesis. Distributive Property

2) 4x = 12.5 + 3x Eliminate the (-8) from both sided by adding 8 to both sides. Combine like terms and inverse operations.

3) x = 12.5 Get x on one side by subtacting 3x from both sides. Combine like terms and inverse operations.

4) The check is up to you. The answer is x = 12.5.

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