Algebra 1

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

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - Concept Byte - Modeling Equations with Variables on Both Sides: 3

Answer

The solution set is (−infinity,+infinity).

Work Step by Step

The equation is an identity, which means that the equation is true for all real numbers. Work Step by Step Distribute 12 to have: 2a+3=3+2a 2a+3=2a+3 This is a true statement. Thus, the equation is true for all real numbers. The solution set is the set of all real numbers.
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