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

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Chapter 5 - Polynomials and Factoring - 5.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Type x2+bx+c - 5.2 Exercise Set: 68

Answer

$x=\dfrac{5}{2}$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $ 9-5x=4-3x ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} -5x+3x=4-9 \\\\ -2x=-5 \\\\ x=\dfrac{-5}{-2} \\\\ x=\dfrac{5}{2} .\end{array}
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