Algebra 1, 2007
The expression is .
Factors of 2: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10…
Substitute different x values in the original equation and compare the equations.
x = 1 

Equation is true 
x = 2 

Equation is true 
x = 3 

Equation is true 
x = 4 

Equation is False 
Since the number 8 is nearest value to 9; the correct choice is x = 3.
The value of x = 3.
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