Elementary Algebra

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Chapter 3 - Equations and Problem Solving - 3.1 - Solving First-Degree Equations - Problem Set 3.1: 1

Answer

$x=8$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the value of the variable that satisfies the given equation, $x+9=17 ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} x+9=17 \\\\ x=17-9 \\\\ x=8 .\end{array}

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