Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Linear Equations in One Variable - 1.1 Exercises: 32

Answer

No solution; contradiction

Work Step by Step

1. Given: -6x + 2x - 11 = -2(2x - 3) + 4 2. Apply Distributive Property: -6x + 2x - 11 = -4x + 6 + 4 3. Add and subtract: -11 $\ne$ 10 Since the sides do not equal and there is no solution, the equation is classified as a contradiction.
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