Algebra 1

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

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-3 Solving Multi-Step Equations - Lesson Check: 2

Answer

$x=-7$

Work Step by Step

We start with the distributive property: $-2(3x+9)=24$ We apply the distributive property: $-6x-18=24$ We add $18$ to both sides of the equation: $-6x=24+18$ We combine like terms: $-6x=42$ We divide both sides of the equation by $-6$: $x=-7$
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