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 - Review Exercises: Chapter 2: 15

Answer

$x=-8$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $ 5-x=13 $, is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} -x=13-5 \\\\ -x=8 \\\\ x=-8 .\end{array}
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