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What value of x makes this equation true?
1/3(9x-2)+1=2(4x+1)
a) x=-3 b)x=-1/3 c)x=1/3 d)x=3
Please explain. Having a hard time figuring out.

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  1. 1/3 (9x-2) + 1 = 2(4x+1)
    You can multiply by 3 to get
    9x-2 + 3 = 6(4x+1)
    9x+1 = 24x+6
    -5 = 15x
    x = -1/3

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