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 4 - Polynomials - 4.1 Exponents and Their Properties - 4.1 Exercise Set: 94

Answer

$x=0$

Work Step by Step

The solution to the given expression, $ 6(x-10)=3[4(x-5)] $, is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 6(x)+6(-10)=3[4(x)+4(-5)] \\\\ 6x-60=3[4x-20] \\\\ 6x-60=3[4x]+3[-20] \\\\ 6x-60=12x-60 \\\\ 6x-12x=-60+60 \\\\ -6x=0 \\\\ x=\dfrac{0}{-6} \\\\ x=0 .\end{array}
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