Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-2 Solving Two-Step Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 63

Answer

There is no solution to this equation.

Work Step by Step

The Zero Property of multiplication states that anything times 0 is 0. This is shown in the example because 389 times 0 is shown to equal 0. Thus, (-2x) times 0 is 0. This leaves us the following: 4=0. This is not true, so there is no solution to this equation.
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