Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Algebra: Equations and Inequalities - 6.3 Applications of Linear Equations - Exercise Set 6.3: 18

Answer

$8-3(x+6)=-10-3x$

Work Step by Step

"Eight decreased by...." $8-...$ "...three times the sum of a number and six" $... 3(x+6)$ Expression: $8-3(x+6)$ Simplified, $8-3(x+6)=8-3x-18=-10-3x$
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