#### Answer

Yes, -2 is a solution of the equation.

#### Work Step by Step

Substitute -2 for x and solve for both sides.
17 - 4(-2) = -2 + 27
17 + 8 = -2 + 27
25 = 25
True, so -2 is a solution of the equation.

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Pearson

ISBN 10:
0321726391

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978-0-32172-639-1

Yes, -2 is a solution of the equation.

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