#### Answer

x = 5

#### Work Step by Step

6x + 5 = 4(x + 4) - 1
Distribute:
6x + 5 = 4x + 16 - 1
Combine like terms:
6x + 5 = 4x + 15
Subtract 4x from both sides:
2x + 5 = 15
Subtract 5 from both sides:
2x = 10
Divide both sides by 2:
x = 5

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Pearson

ISBN 10:
0321726391

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978-0-32172-639-1

x = 5

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