Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.7 Solving Equations with Several Steps - 9.7 Exercises: 32

Answer

8x

Work Step by Step

The distributive property holds that $a(b+c)=ab+bc$. Therefore, we can use the distributive property to combine like terms. $10x-2x=(10-2)x=8x$
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