Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321969359
ISBN 13: 978-0-32196-935-4

Chapter 1 - Summary Exercises - Reviewing a Chapter - Solving Linear and Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities: 4

Answer

{$-\frac{2}{5}$}

Work Step by Step

We are given the equation $3x+7=9+8x$. In order to solve, first subtract 9 from both sides. $3x-2=8x$ Subtract 3x from both sides. $5x=-2$ Divide both sides by 5. $x=-\frac{2}{5}$
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