Precalculus (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 013421742X
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Chapter 1 - Equations and Inequalities - Chapter 1 Test Prep - Review Exercises: 3

Answer

$-\dfrac {8}{3}$

Work Step by Step

$5x-2\left( x+4\right) =3\left( 2x+1\right) \Rightarrow$ $ 5x-2x-8=6x+3\Rightarrow $ $3x-8=6x+3\Rightarrow 3x-6x=3+8\Rightarrow $ $-3x=8\Rightarrow x=-\dfrac {8}{3}$
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