# How do you solve 8x+3y=152.5 for x?

Dec 7, 2016

$x = \frac{152.5 - 3 y}{8}$

#### Explanation:

Solve for $x$.

$8 x + 3 y = 152.5$

Subtract $3 y$ from both sides.

$8 x = 152.5 - 3 y$

Divide both sides by $8$.

$x = \frac{152.5 - 3 y}{8}$