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 - Review Exercises: Chapter 2: 24

Answer

$x=0$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $ 8(x-2)=4(x-4) $, is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 8(x)+8(-2)=4(x)+4(-4) \\\\ 8x-16=4x-16 \\\\ 8x-4x=-16+16 \\\\ 4x=0 \\\\ x=\dfrac{0}{4} \\\\ x=0 .\end{array}
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