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: 40

Answer

x = 4

Work Step by Step

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