Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 2 - Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving - 2.2 Using the Principles Together - 2.2 Exercise Set: 39

Answer

$x=-3$

Work Step by Step

By combining like terms and by using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $ 4x-6=6x $, is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 4x-6x=6 \\\\ -2x=6 \\\\ x=\dfrac{6}{-2} \\\\ x=-3 .\end{array}
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