College Algebra (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321671791
ISBN 13: 978-0-32167-179-0

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Linear Equations - 1.1 Exercises - Page 85: 31


Conditional Equation; Solution: 0.

Work Step by Step

$2(x-8)=3x+16$ Distribute all appropriate terms. $2x-16=3x-16$ Subtract 3x and add 16. $-x=0$ You're left with only one solution, and so the equation is a conditional equation. $x=0$
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