Algebra 2 Common Core

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133186024
ISBN 13: 978-0-13318-602-4

Chapter 2 - Functions, Equations, and Graphs - Get Ready!: 24

Answer

$b=4$

Work Step by Step

We start by distributing. We have $7+b=11(b-3)$ is $7+b=11b-33$. Now, we want to isolate b with its coefficient. We can accomplish this by adding $-b$ and $33$ to both sides. That gives us $40=10b$, so $4=b$.
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