Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 2 - Review: 8

Answer

x = 28

Work Step by Step

5(2 + x) - 3(3x + 2) = -5(x - 6) + 2 Distribute: 10 + 5x - 9x - 6 = -5x + 30 + 2 Combine like terms: -4x + 4 = -5x + 32 Add 5x to both sides: x + 4 = 32 Subtract 4 from both sides: x = 28
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