Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.2 - Solving Equations: Review of the Addition and Multiplication Properties - Exercise Set: 56

Answer

$x=5$

Work Step by Step

$8x-8=32\rightarrow$ add 8 to both sides $8x-8+8=32+8\rightarrow$ simplify $8x=40\rightarrow$ divide both sides by 8 $8x\div8=40\div8\rightarrow$ simplify $x=5$
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