Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.6 Solving Equations - 9.6 Exercises: 82

Answer

$n=5$

Work Step by Step

We are given the equation $10-|0-8|=n+1-4$. In order to solve, we can first combine like terms on the left side. $10-|0-8|=10-|-8|=10-8=2=n+1-4$ Combine like terms on the right side. $2=n+1-4=n-3$ Add 3 to both sides. $2+3=n-3+3$ $5=n+0$ $n=5$
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