Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 2 - Review Exercises: 5

Answer

x=5

Work Step by Step

6x-3x-9+1=-5x+7x-3 3x-9+1=2x-3 3x-8=2x-3 3x-8+8=2x-3+8 3x-0=2x+5 3x-2x=2x-2x+5 x=0+5 x=5 Check the answer. 6(5)-3(5)-9+1=-5(5)+7(5)-3 30-15-9+1=-25+35-3 15-9+1=10-3 6+1=7 7=7
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