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: 39

Answer

x = -2

Work Step by Step

1. Given: 6x - 4(3 - 2x) = 5(x - 4) - 10 2. Apply Distributive Property: 6x - 12 + 8x = 5x - 20 - 10 3. Add and subtract: 9x = -18 4. Divide: x = -2 5. Check: 6(-2) - 4(3 - 2(-2)) = 5(-2 - 4) - 10 -40 = -40 , so -2 is a solution.
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