Algebra 1

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

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-4 Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides - Standardized Test Prep - Page 108: 57



Work Step by Step

Step 1) Simplify both sides of the equation. −2(3x−4)=−2x+2 −6x+8=−2x+2 Step 2) Add 2x to both sides. −6x+8+2x=−2x+2+2x −4x+8=2 Step 3) Subtract 8 from both sides. −4x+8−8=2−8 −4x=−6 Step 4) Divide both sides by -4. -4x = -6 Step 5) Final Answer x=-3/2
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