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 2.3 - Solving Linear Equations - Exercise Set: 1

Answer

x=3

Work Step by Step

$5x+3x-4x=10+2$ $8x-4x=10+2$ $4x=10+2$ $4x=12$ $x=\frac{12}{4}$ $x=3$ Check the answer. 5(3)+3(3)-4(3)=10+2 15+9-12=12 24-12=12 12=12
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