# SOLUTION: if 5(p-4) + 3 = 2p then p = a. 1/3 b.5/3 c. 17/3 d. 6 I am very confused by this question and cannot find help in my textbook.. please help!

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Equations Question 174987: if 5(p-4) + 3 = 2p then p = a. 1/3 b.5/3 c. 17/3 d. 6 I am very confused by this question and cannot find help in my textbook.. please help!Answer by jim_thompson5910(28717)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Start with the given equation. Distribute. Combine like terms on the left side. Add to both sides. Subtract from both sides. Combine like terms on the left side. Divide both sides by to isolate . ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Answer: So the answer is which approximates to .