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 - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 98: 22

Answer

$x=3$

Work Step by Step

Start with the given equation: $5(2x-3)=15$ We use the distributive property to expand the left side of the equation: $10x-15=15$ We add $15$ to both sides of the equation: $10x=15+15$ We combine like terms: $10x=30$ We divide by $10$ on both sides of the equation: $x=\frac{30}{10}=3$
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