Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321969359
ISBN 13: 978-0-32196-935-4

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Linear Equations in One Variable - 1.1 Exercises: 30

Answer

x = -6/11

Work Step by Step

1. Given: 5(x + 3) + 4x - 5 = 4 - 2x 2. Apply Distributive Property: 5x + 15 + 4x - 5 = 4 - 2x 3. Add and subtract: 11x = -6 4. Divide: x = -6/11 5. Check: 5(-6/11 + 3) + 4(-6/11) - 5 = 4 - 2(-6/11) 56/11 = 56/11, so -6/11 is a solution.
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