Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Section 2.3 - Integrated Review - Solving Linear Equations: 18

Answer

b = -2

Work Step by Step

4b - 8 - b = 10b - 3b Combine like terms: 3b - 8 = 7b Subtract 7b from both sides: -4b - 8 = 0 Add 8 to both sides: -4b = 8 Divide both sides by -4: b = 8/(-4) b = -2
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