Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Section 2.3 - Further Solving Linear Equations - Exercise Set: 7

Answer

x = $\frac{3}{2}$

Work Step by Step

5(2x - 1) - 2(3x) = 1 Apply distributive property: 5(2x) + 5(-1) - 2(3x) = 1 Simplify: 10x - 5 - 6x = 1 4x - 5 = 1 Add 5 to both sides: 4x = 6 Divide both sides by 4: x = 6/4 = $\frac{3}{2}$
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