2.6(x-0.8)=9.3-x

Apply the distributive property.

2.6x+2.6⋅-0.8=9.3-x

Multiply 2.6 by -0.8.

2.6x-2.08=9.3-x

2.6x-2.08=9.3-x

Add x to both sides of the equation.

2.6x-2.08+x=9.3

Add 2.6x and x.

3.6x-2.08=9.3

3.6x-2.08=9.3

Add 2.08 to both sides of the equation.

3.6x=9.3+2.08

Add 9.3 and 2.08.

3.6x=11.38

3.6x=11.38

Divide each term in 3.6x=11.38 by 3.6.

3.6×3.6=11.383.6

Cancel the common factor of 3.6.

x=11.383.6

Divide 11.38 by 3.6.

x=3.161‾

x=3.161‾

Solve for x 2.6(x-0.8)=9.3-x