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: 34

Answer

x = -15

Work Step by Step

1. Given: 4(x - 9) = 8(x + 3) 2. Apply Distributive Property: 4x - 36 = 8x + 24 3. Add and subtract:-4x = 60 4. Divide: x =-15 5. Check: 4(-15 - 9) = 8(-15 + 3) -96 = -96, so -15 is a solution.
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