## anonymous 4 years ago 4(x-3)/2=8

1. precal

is this $\left( 4(x-3) \right)/2=8$

2. anonymous

Yess

3. precal

then 4/2 turns into 2 so it is really x-3=8 add 3 to both sides and it is x=11

4. precal

sorry I forgot the 2 2(x-3)=8

5. precal

2x-6=8 add 6 to both sides 2x=14 divide both sides by 2 x=7

6. precal

You can check yourself by plugging 7 back into the equation. 8=8

7. anonymous

Thanks