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# Simple Equation watch

1. I got stuck in an exercise where the last step is the solving of simple equation and yet I struggle a lot:

2x-13=-x/3+1
The right answer is 6, yet I keep getting different results.

Can somebody provide me with a step by step walkthrough? Thanks indeed.
2. (Original post by Blackfyre)
I got stuck in an exercise where the last step is the solving of simple equation and yet I struggle a lot:

2x-13=-x/3+1
The right answer is 6, yet I keep getting different results.

Can somebody provide me with a step by step walkthrough? Thanks indeed.
Start by multiplying both sides by 3, see what you can do from there.
3. (Original post by joostan)
Start by multiplying both sides by 3, see what you can do from there.
That was the first thing I did when I started, didn't work out. As you said I tried that again, I failed at one calculation, ah stupid mistake as I expected. Thanks.
4. (Original post by Blackfyre)
That was the first thing I did when I started, didn't work out. As you said I tried that again, I failed at one calculation, ah stupid mistake as I expected. Thanks.
np

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