#### Answer

x = 2

#### Work Step by Step

1. Given: 2x + 3(x - 4) = 2(x - 3)
2. Apply Distributive Property: 2x + 3x - 12 = 2x - 6
3. Add and subtract: 3x = 6
4. Divide: x = 2
5. Check: 2(2) + 3(2 - 4) = 2(2 - 3)
-2 = -2, so 2 is a solution.

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Pearson

ISBN 10:
0321969359

ISBN 13:
978-0-32196-935-4

x = 2

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