Posted by **Skylar** on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 6:48pm.

HELP! How do I solve for x:

4x+2=3x+9

- math - 6th grade -
**Steve**, Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 7:03pm
subtract 3x+2 from both sides and you have

4x+2 -3x-2 = 3x+9 -3x-2

x = 7

- math - 6th grade -
**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 7:03pm
4x+2=3x+9

Subtract 2 from both sides of the equation.

4x = 3x + 7

Subtract 3x from both sides

x = 7

- math - 6th grade -
**Help**, Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 10:07am
4x+2=3x+9

Move 3x to the other side so it will become -3x ( 4x-3x) same with the constant number ( 9-2) . Just combine the constant and the number that has coefficient.

Solution: 4x+2= 3x+9

4x-3x=9-2

X=7

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