Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-914-0

Chapter P - Section P.7 - Equations - Exercise Set: 4

Answer

$x=\dfrac{25}{3}$

Work Step by Step

Subtract each term of the binomial to obtain: $5x-2x-(-10)=35 \\5x-2x+10=35$ Combine like terms to obtain: $3x+10=35$ Subtract 10 on both sides of the equation to obtain: $3x=25$ Divide 3 on both sides of the equation to obtain: $x=\dfrac{25}{3}$
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