Math
posted by Lea .
How do you solve 45x=3+x?
I've been able to do other problems like this, but I can't get this one.
The way I did it, was like
45x=3+x
44x=3
but then I get stuck?
the book says it's
1/6

45x=3+x
subtract x from each side
46x=3 Therein is your error.
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

Algebra Zero Product Rule
I'm working with the zero product rule and I've somehow lost my way on a certain problem pattern. (x+8)(x3)= 30 Is the pattern and the answer in the book says 2 or 3, but when I do the problem... x²+5x24= 30 x²+5x+6= 0 (x+6)(x1) … 
Math
A purse cost $375.00. It was 25% off. What was the original price? 
Physics=> quadradic equation
book says: (44.00x + x^2)(6.00x10^6C)= x^2(15.0x10^6C) they got: 3.00x^2+ 8.00x8= 0 I don't get how they got that quadradic equation. (I mulitplied over and then divided the 15.0x10^6 over and I didn't get what the book got) (my … 
literature
Why is the Old Man and the Sea such a good book? 
english/poetry
What poet/songwriter wrote these words? Like a bird on the wire Like a drunk in a midnight choir I have tried in my way to be free Like a worm on a hook Like a knight from some oldfashioned book I have saved all my ribbons for thee 
math
So I've been having trouble solving some problems. Mainly problems that look like this 5(t+3)=1+2(t3) what causes problems is the 5 part. I asked my teacher for help, and he gave me a hint, which is to distribute a 1 like 5+(1)(t)+(1)(3) … 
3rd grade math
front end estimation to estimate the sum...like..436+517= ~~~~~~also we have some problems that say use rounding to estimate the sum...like..236+710=....DO WE DO BOTH OF THESE THE SAME WAY? 
MATH STUCK:(
I am having some difficulties factoring polynomials and I use only one method to figure the stuff out, which is the guess and check method because it's just mental math work and not that complicating. Here is a question that I know … 
MATH
ok so I'm learning to solve problems like cos(x)=2 and sin(x)=5 I've wrapped my head around the process required to do so and I must say my brain is like @_@ mosh right now. Whenever I ask this question I never get a direct answer. … 
precalculus
My book tells me to solve each exponential equation. I am given a lot of problems such as 6^x+1 = 4^2x1 where I use In in the problem to help get my answer. However, in the same section, the book starts giving me problems such as …