# How do you solve 14 - 3x = 1.5x + 5?

Jun 26, 2015

 color(blue)(x =2

#### Explanation:

$14 - 3 x = 1.5 x + 5$

$14 - 5 = 1.5 x + 3 x$

$9 = 4.5 x$

$x = \frac{9}{4.5}$
 color(blue)(x =2