Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 - The Additon Property of Equality - Exercise Set: 24

Answer

x = -17

Work Step by Step

2x + 7 = x - 10 Subtract x from both sides: x + 7 = -10 Subtract 7 from both sides: x = -17 Check with substitution: 2(-17) + 7 = -17 - 10 -34 + 7 = -17 - 10 -27 = -27
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