Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.3 - Solving Linear Equations in One Variable - Exercise Set: 5

Answer

The solution is 1

Work Step by Step

19-3x =14 +2x Subtract 2x to both sides 19-3x -2x=14 +2x -2xSimplify 19-5x=14 Subtract 19 from both sides 19-5x -19=14 -19 Simplify -5x= -5 Divide both sides by -5 $\frac{-5x}{-5}$=$\frac{-5}{-5}$ x=1 The solution is 1 Check 19-3x=14 +2x 19-3$\times$1=14 +2$\times$1 Multiply 19-3=14+2 16=16
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