Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-4 Solving Equations With Variables on Both Sides - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 30

Answer

No solution

Work Step by Step

$2(2k-1)=4(k-2) \\\\ 4k-2=4k-8 \\\\ -2=-8$ We first use the distributive property on both sides of the equation to simplify. We then subtract by 4k on both sides to get that -2=-8. This is never true, so there is no solution to the equation.
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