Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321867327
ISBN 13: 978-0-32186-732-2

Chapter 6 - Algebra: Equations and Inequalities - 6.2 Linear Equations in One Variable and Proportions - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 15

Answer

False. There are infinite solutions for x.

Work Step by Step

3(x + 4) = 3(4 + x) By inspecting both sides of the equation, we find that they are both the same. Both sides are equal. As a result, x can be substituted with any value and there are infinite solutions for x. The statement is false.
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