Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Section 2.3 - Further Solving Linear Equations - Exercise Set: 8

Answer

x = $\frac{2}{3}$

Work Step by Step

3(2 - 5x) + 4(6x) = 12 Apply distributive property: 3(2) + 3(-5x) + 4(6x) = 12 Simplify: 6 - 15x + 24x = 12 6 + 9x = 12 Subtract 6 from both sides: 9x = 6 Divide both sides by 9: x = 6/9 = $\frac{2}{3}$
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