# bobpursly,.math

Ok, assume it equals zero.
2x + 3y -6=0
subtract 3y from each side.
add six to each side.
divide both sides by two.

its how its in the book i'm suppost to solve for x. but how?

How do I solve for the following:

Directions solve each literal equation for the individual variable.

2x + 3y -6 (for x ) Linear equation

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math, algebra - bobpursley, Tuesday, December 19, 2006 at 1:58am
It has to equal something. What you have is a statement, not an equation.

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