What is the solution set of (3x - 1)2 = 5?
An equation is a mathematical statement with an 'equal to' symbol between two algebraic expressions that have equal values.
Answer: x = 7/6
An equation is like a weighing balance with equal weights on both sides. If we add or subtract the same number from both sides of an equation, it still holds.
(3x - 1)2 = 5
6x - 2 = 5
Add 2 on the both sides of the equation 6x - 2 = 5.
6x - 2 + 2 = 5 + 2
6x = 7
Divide the both sides of the equation 6x = 7 by 6.
x = 7/6