#### Answer

x = 11

#### Work Step by Step

2(x - 4) = x + 3
Apply distributive property:
2(x) + 2(-4) = x + 3
2x - 8 = x + 3
Subtract x from both sides:
x - 8 = 3
Add 8 to both sides:
x = 11
Check with substitution:
2(11 - 4) = 11 + 3
2(7) = 14
14 = 14

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Pearson

ISBN 10:
0321726391

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

x = 11

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