Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - Review Exercises: 98

Answer

$b=7$

Work Step by Step

We are given the equation $b+6=3b-8$. We can solve by first adding 8 to both sides. $b+6+8=3b-8+8$ $b+14=3b$ Subtract b from both sides. $b-b+14=3b-b$ $2b=14$ Divide both sides by 2. $b=7$
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