Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 4 - Section 4.3 - Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Addition - Exercise Set: 43

Answer

2x + 6 = x - 3

Work Step by Step

"Twice a number" translates to 2x. "added to 6" translates to + 6. "3 less than the number" translates to x - 3. Together, the equation is written: 2x + 6 = x - 3
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