Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 - Linear Equations in One Variable - Exercise Set: 39

Answer

All real numbers

Work Step by Step

Original Equation 2(x-8)+x=3(x-6)+2 Distribute 2x-16+x=3x-18+2 Simplify 3x-16=3x-16 Both sides of this equation are equal to each other, so there are infinitely many possible solutions. Therefore, the solution to this equation is all real numbers.
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