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: 36

Answer

x = 4/3

Work Step by Step

1. Given: 4(x - 2) + 2(x + 3) = 6 2. Apply Distributive Property: 4x - 8 + 2x + 6 = 6 3. Add and subtract:6x = 8 4. Divide: x = 4/3 5. Check: 4(4/3 - 2) + 2(4/3 + 3) = 6 6 = 6, so 4/3 is a solution.
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