Algebra 1

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Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-3 Solving Multi-Step Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 99: 61

Answer

$x = 25$

Work Step by Step

$5x + 5 + 2x = 180$ Combining like terms gives us: $7x + 5 = 180$ Subtracting $5$ from both sides: $7x = 175$ Divide both sides by $7$ to isolate $x$. $x = \frac{175}{7} = 25$

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