# algebra

8+3=2x-3+3
11=2x
11/2=2x/2
5 1/2=x
Show me how to justify

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1. 8=2(5 1/2)-3
Do the calculations.

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posted by Jen
2. this is how I would do this one

8=2x -3
8-8= 2x -3 -8
0 =-11 + 2x
-2x = 11 + 2x -2x
2x = -11
2x/2 = 11/2
x=11/2

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posted by Becky

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