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: 38

Answer

x = -2

Work Step by Step

1. Given: 6x - 3(5x + 2) = 4(1 - x) 2. Apply Distributive Property: 6x - 15x - 6 = 4 - 4x 3. Add and subtract: -5x = 10 4. Divide: x = -2 5. Check: 6(-2) - 3(5*-2 + 2) = 4(1 - (-2)) 12 = 12 , so -2 is a solution.
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