SAT Math Multiple Choice Question 573: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 573

3.

Which value of x satisfies the equation above?

  • A. –5
  • B. –3
  • C. –1
  • D. 1

Correct Answer: A

Explanation:

A

Difficulty: Easy

Category: Heart of Algebra / Linear Equations

Strategic Advice: Choose the best strategy to answer the question. If you distribute the , it creates messy numbers. Instead, clear the fraction by multiplying both sides of the equation by 3. Then use inverse operations to solve for x.

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