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

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Chapter 5 - Polynomials and Factoring - 5.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Type x2+bx+c - 5.2 Exercise Set: 69

Answer

$x=-11$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $ x-(2x-5)=16 ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} x-2x+5=16 \\\\ x-2x=16-5 \\\\ -x=11 \\\\ x=-11 .\end{array}
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