Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321969359
ISBN 13: 978-0-32196-935-4

Chapter 1 - Mixed Review Exercises - Page 132: 18


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Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $ 5(2x-7)=2(5x+3) ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 10x-35=10x+6 \\\\ 10x-10x=6+35 \\\\ 0=41 \text{ (FALSE)} .\end{array} Since the solution above ended with a false statement, then there is $\text{ no solution .}$
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