Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-8 An Introduction to Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 57: 53



Work Step by Step

There is no negative or coefficient in front of the variable, so this problem is fairly easy to do in our head the traditional way. We see that we are adding 4, so we cancel this out by subtracting 4 on both sides. We recall that -2 minus 4 is -6, so $x=-6$.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.