# Linear Equations Question

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## Grade 9 Linear Equations CCSS: HSA-REI.A.1

[math]3x+5 = x-1[/math]

Step 1: | [math] \ \ \ [/math] | [math] \ \ \ [/math] |

Step 2: | [math] 3x [/math] | [math]= \ \ x- 6[/math] |

Step 3: | [math]3x-x[/math] | [math]= \ \ x-6-x [/math] |

Step 4: | [math]2x[/math] | [math]= \ \ -6 [/math] |

Step 5: | [math](2x)/2[/math] | [math]= \ \ (-6)/2 [/math] |

Step 6: | [math]x[/math] | [math]= \ \ -3 [/math] |

- Subtract 6 from the right hand side.
- Remove 5 from the left hand side.
- Add 5 to both sides.
- Subtract 5 from both sides.