Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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

Chapters 1-10 - Cumulative Review Exercises: 39

Answer

$x=-6$

Work Step by Step

We are given the equation $-12=3(x+2)$. First, we can use the distributive property to simplify the right side. $-12=3x+6$ Subtract 6 from both sides. $-12-6=3x+6-6$ $-18=3x$ Divide both sides by 3. $x=-6$
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