Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.8 - Solving Equations by Factoring and Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 67

Answer

$x=1$

Work Step by Step

Using properties of equality, the solution to the given expression, $ -3(x-4)+x=5(3-x) $, is \begin{array}{l} -3x+12+x=15-5x \\\\ -2x+5x=15-12 \\\\ 3x=3 \\\\ x=\dfrac{3}{3} \\\\ x=1 .\end{array}
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