Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 2 - Review: 21

Answer

x = -1

Work Step by Step

7(x - 1) + 9 = 5x Distribute: 7x - 7 + 9 = 5x 7x + 2 = 5x Subtract 5x from both sides: 2x + 2 = 0 Subtract 2 from both sides: 2x = -2 Divide both sides by 2: x = -2/2 = -1
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