Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.4 - Linear Equations in One Variable and Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 24

Answer

$2x=3x-25$ $x=25$

Work Step by Step

"Twice" means multiply by 2. The term preceding "less" is a subtrahend. "Triple" means multiply by 3. $2x=3x-25$ $\longrightarrow$addition property $2x+25-2x=3x-25+25-2x$ $\longrightarrow$simplify $25=x$
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