Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 2 - Section 2.2 - The Multiplication Property of Equality - Exercise Set: 30

Answer

$x=4$

Work Step by Step

$2x+5=13$ First subtract 5 from both sides. $2x=13-5$ $2x=8$ Then divide both sides by 2. 2x$\div$2=8$\div$2 $x=4$ Check the answer. 2(4)+5=13 8+5=13 13=13
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