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 R - Elementary Algebra Review - R.2 Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving - R.2 Exercise Set: 25

Answer

$x=-15$

Work Step by Step

Removing the grouping symbols and combining like terms, the value of the variable that satisfies the given expression, $ 4-(6+x)=13 ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 4-6-x=13 \\\\ -x=13-4+6 \\\\ -x=15 \\\\ x=-15 .\end{array}
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