Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 - Linear Equations in One Variable - Exercise Set: 14

Answer

$x=5$

Work Step by Step

We are given that $13x-15x+8=4x+2-24$. In order to solve for x, we can first group like terms on each side. $-2x+8=4x-22$ Add 2x to both sides. $8=6x-22$ Add 22 to both sides. $30=6x$ Divide both sides by 6. $x=5$
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