Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Section 2.3 - Further Solving Linear Equations - Exercise Set: 49

Answer

n = $-\frac{3}{5}$

Work Step by Step

4(2n + 1) = 3(6n + 3) + 1 Distribute: 8n + 4 = 18n + 9 + 1 Combine like terms: 8n + 4 = 18n + 10 Subtract 18n from both sides: -10n + 4 = 10 Subtract 4 from both sides: -10n = 6 Divide both sides by -10: n = $-\frac{6}{10} = -\frac{3}{5}$
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