OpenStudy (anonymous):

What is the first step in solving the equation 5x − 3 = 22? Add 3 to both sides of the equation. Divide both sides of the equation by −5. Divide both sides of the equation by −3. Subtract 3 from both sides of the equation.

3 years ago

Add 3 to both sides of the equation.

3 years ago
OpenStudy (triciaal):

as above. you want to separate the variable to one side of the equation and the constants to the other.

3 years ago