Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.2 - Solving Equations: Review of the Addition and Multiplication Properties - Vocabulary, Readiness & Video Check: 24

Answer

$x=-24$

Work Step by Step

$17x=4(4x-6)$ $\longrightarrow$distributive property $17x=16x-24$ $\longrightarrow$addition property $17x-16x=16x-24-16x$ $\longrightarrow$simplify $x=-24$

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