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: 33

Answer

$x=-3$

Work Step by Step

$-7=2x-1$ $\longrightarrow$addition property $-7+1=2x-1+1$ $\longrightarrow$simplify $-6=2x$ $\longrightarrow$multiplication property $-6\div2=2x\div2$ $\longrightarrow$simplify $-3=x$
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