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posted by Deborah .
7.  3x  2  = 8 and  x + 1  = 1
What value of x satisfies both equations above?
please show your work. I do notunderstand this.
Thank You

Algebrahelp 
Steve
If x+1 = 1,
x+1 is either 1 or 1, so
x = 0 or 2
Does either of those values satisfy the other equation? 
Algebrahelp 
Deborah
no they don't..I thought these were easy normally  feeling confused

Algebrahelp 
Deborah
Steve is it no solution?

Algebrahelp 
Steve
Did you try the values?
x=0
3x2 = 3*02 = 2 = 2
x=2
3x2 = 3(2)2 = 62 = 8 = 8
This is the solution.
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