Precalculus (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 013421742X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13421-742-0

Chapter 1 - Equations and Inequalities - 1.1 Linear Equations - 1.1 Exercises: 34

Answer

$x = \frac{19}{5} = 3.8$

Work Step by Step

$-8(x+3) = -8x - 5(x+1)$ $-8x - 24 = - 8x - 5x -5$ $-8x-24=-13x-5$ $-8x-24+13x=-13x-5+13x$ $5x-24=-5$ $5x-24+24=-5+24$ $5x=19$ $x=\frac{19}{5}$
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