Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 2 - Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving - 2.2 Using the Principles Together - 2.2 Exercise Set: 12

Answer

Choice D

Work Step by Step

To solve $ 8x-5=6-2x ,$ use the addition principle to place like terms on both sides. This results to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 8x-5=6-2x \\\\ 8x-5+5=6-2x+5 \\\\ 8x=6-2x+5 \\\\ 8x+2x=6-2x+5+2x \\\\ 8x+2x=6+5 .\end{array} Hence, $\text{ Choice D .}$
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