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

Mar 30, 2018

By arranging the equation. Your answer is $x = - \frac{1}{6}$

#### Explanation:

First add -1 to both sides:

$3 x + 1 - 1 = \frac{1}{2} - 1$

Then find:

$3 x = - \frac{1}{2}$

Divide both sides by 3:

$x = - \frac{1}{2 \times 3}$

$x = - \frac{1}{6}$