College Algebra (11th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321671791
ISBN 13: 978-0-32167-179-0

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Linear Equations - 1.1 Exercises - Page 84: 24



Work Step by Step

First, distribute the -8 and 4 into the parentheses, then combine like terms on each side of the equation. $-18x-32=8-32$ Next, add 18x to the right side of the equation (giving you 26x). Then add 32 to the left side of the equation (giving you zero). $0=26x$ $x=0$
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