# How do you solve #1/2x + 3 = 9#?

##### 2 Answers

Mar 7, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"subtract 3 from both sides"#

#1/2xcancel(+3)cancel(-3)=9-3#

#rArr1/2x=6#

#"multiply both sides by 2"#

#cancel(2)xx1/cancel(2)x=2xx6#

#rArrx=12" is the solution"#

Mar 7, 2018

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, subtract

Now, multiply each side of the equation by