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: 39

Answer

$x=-6$

Work Step by Step

$-x-3=3$ First add 3 to both sides. $-x=3+3$ $-x=6$ Then multiply both sides by -1. $-x(-1)=6(-1)$ $x=-6$ Check the answer. -(-6)-3=3 6-3=3 3=3
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