Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-5 Literal Equations and Formulas - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 114: 59


No solution

Work Step by Step

$5+4p=2(2p+1) \\\\ 5+4p=4p+2 \\\\ 5=2$ We first use the distributive property on the right side of the equation to simplify. We then subtract by 4p on both sides to get that 5=2. This is never true, so there is no solution to the equation.
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