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: 61

Answer

x=-2

Work Step by Step

Original Equation -(3x-5)-(2x-6)+1=-5(x-1)-(3x+2)+3 Distribute -3x+5-2x+6+1=-5x+5-3x-2+3 Combine like terms -5x+12=-8x+6 Add 8 and subtract 12 from both sides 3x=-6 Divide both sides by 3 x=-2
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