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: 16

Answer

$x=8$

Work Step by Step

$5x-(2x+14)=10$ $5x-(2x)-(14)=10$ $3x-14=10$ $3x=10+14$ $3x=24$ $x=\frac{24}{3}$ $x=8$ Check the answer. 5(8)-(2(8)+14)=10 40-(16+14)=10 40-(30)=10 10=10
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