Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 - The Additon Property of Equality - Exercise Set: 23

Answer

x = -1

Work Step by Step

5x - 6 = 6x - 5 Subtract 5x from both sides: -6 = x - 5 Add 5 to both sides: -1 = x Check with substitution: 5(-1) - 6 = 6(-1) - 5 -5 - 6 = -6 - 5 -11 = -11
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