What is the value of x? 14 15 16 17
3x - 1 = 41
An equation is a mathematical statement with an 'equal to' symbol between two algebraic expressions that have equal values.
Answer: x = 14
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.
Add 1 on both sides of the equation 3x - 1 = 41
3x - 1 + 1 = 41 + 1
3x = 42
Divide 3 on both sides of the equation 3x = 42
x = 14