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 - Page 947: 28



Work Step by Step

The value of the variable that satisfies the given expression, $ b+(b+5)-2(b-5)=18+b ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} b+b+5-2b+10=18+b \\\\ b+b-2b-b=18-5-10 \\\\ -b=3 \\\\ b=-3 .\end{array}
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