## anonymous 5 years ago x-1/3=3 solve

1. anonymous

x = 3 +1/3

2. anonymous

x=3+1/3; =(9+1)/3 =10/3 =3.33

3. anonymous

x - 1 ------- = 3 3 x - 1 = 9 {multiplied both sides by 3} x = 10 {added 1 to both sides}

4. anonymous

if you multipliy both sides by 3 you must multiply EVERYTHING by 3 and get $3x-1=9$

5. anonymous

not $x-1=9$

6. anonymous

so is my solution correct?

7. anonymous

Yeah it's if the problem was $$\frac{x-1}{3}=3$$.

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