Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 3 - Equations and Problem Solving - 3.4 - Equations Involving Parentheses and Fractional Forms - Problem Set 3.4: 93

Answer

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Work Step by Step

Both solutions use a correct set of steps to reach the answer, so they are both correct. The solution on the left, however, is perhaps more effective as it does not require using the distributive property.
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