Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 1 - Section 1.4 - Solving Linear Equations - Exercise Set: 2

Answer

The solution set is $\left\{14\right\}$.

Work Step by Step

Solve using the different properties of Algebra to find: $3x=50-8 \\3x=42 \\x=\frac{42}{3} \\x=14$ Check: $3(14)+8\stackrel{?}{=}50 \\42+8\stackrel{?}{=}50 \\50 \stackrel{\checkmark}{=}50$ The solution set is $\left\{14\right\}$.
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