College Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter 1 - Equations and Inequalities - Exercise Set 1.1 - Page 105: 87



Work Step by Step

If $6$ is substituted for $x$ in the equation, is the resulting statement true or false? Use the order of operations (PEMDAS) to solve this problem. $2(x-3)-17=13-3(x+2)$ $2(6-3)-17=13-3(6+2)$ $2(3)-17=13-3(8)$ $6-17=13-24$ $-11=-11$ true
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