## Elementary Algebra

-(t-2) + (t-4) = 2(t - $\frac{1}{2}$) -3 (t + $\frac{1}{3}$) Use the distributive property. -t + 2 + t - 4 = 2t - 1 - 3t - 1 Simplify. -2 = -t -2 0 = -t Divide both sides by -1. 0 = t