Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.2 - Solving Equations: Review of the Addition and Multiplication Properties - Exercise Set: 64

Answer

$x=9$

Work Step by Step

$10x=6(2x-3)\rightarrow$ apply the distributive property $10x=12x-18\rightarrow$ subtract 12x from each side $10x-12x=12x-18-12x\rightarrow$ combine like terms $-2x=-18\rightarrow$ divide both sides by -2 $-2x\div-2=-18\div-2\rightarrow$ simplify $x=9$
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