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 - Test: Chapter 2: 8

Answer

$x=7$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $ 4(x+2)=36 $, is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 4(x)+4(2)=36 \\\\ 4x+8=36 \\\\ 4x=36-8 \\\\ 4x=28 \\\\ x=\dfrac{28}{4} \\\\ x=7 .\end{array}
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