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: 37

Answer

x = 2

Work Step by Step

1. Given: 2x + 3(x - 4) = 2(x - 3) 2. Apply Distributive Property: 2x + 3x - 12 = 2x - 6 3. Add and subtract: 3x = 6 4. Divide: x = 2 5. Check: 2(2) + 3(2 - 4) = 2(2 - 3) -2 = -2, so 2 is a solution.
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