College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter P, Prerequisites - Chapter P Review - Exercises: 109

Answer

$x=-6$

Work Step by Step

We solve the equation: $2(x+3)-4(x-5)=8-5x$ First we distribute: $2x+6-4x+20=8-5x$ Then we combine like terms and solve for $x$: $-2x+26=8-5x$ $3x=-18$ $x=-6$
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