Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Section 2.2 - The Multiplication Property of Equality - Practice: 9

Answer

x = 6

Work Step by Step

10x - 4 = 7x + 14 Subtract 7x from both sides: 3x - 4 = 14 Add 4 to both sides: 3x = 18 Divide both sides by 3: x = 6 Check with substitution: 10(6) - 4 = 7(6) + 14 60 - 4 = 42 + 14 56 = 56
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