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

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 5 - Polynomials and Factoring - 5.8 Solving Applications - 5.8 Exercise Set - Page 362: 51



Work Step by Step

Using the rules of Algebra, we solve the equation to find: $$ 10x+3=5\left(2x+1\right)-2 \\ 10x+3=10+3$$ The same thing is on both sides of the equation, so this is an identity.
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