college algebra
posted by Anonymous on .
Solve equation
x+3=2x
Not sure which way to go to solve.
Thanks

it will break down to 2 cases:
x+3 = 2x OR x+3 = 2+x
2x = 1
x = 1/2
or
x+3 = 2+x
5 = 0 , not very likely, so no solution from that part
x = 1/2
check:
LS = 1/2 + 3
= 2.5 = 2.5
RS =2  (1/2) 
= 2.5 = 2.5 = LS
my answer is correct