Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 - Linear Equations in One Variable - Exercise Set: 40

Answer

All real numbers

Work Step by Step

Original Equation 5(x-4)+x=6(x-2)-8 Distribute 5x-20+x=6x-12-8 Combine like terms 6x-20=6x-20 The two sides of the equation are equal to each other, so there are infinitely many x values that satisfy the equation. Therefore, the solution to this equation is all real numbers
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