# Chapter 1 - Summary Exercises - Reviewing a Chapter - Solving Linear and Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities: 25

{all real numbers}

#### Work Step by Step

We are given the equation $x+9+7x=4(3+2x)-3$. In order to solve, first use the distributive property to simplify the right side. $x+9+7x=12+8x-3$ $8x+9=8x+9$ Both sides have equal components. Therefore, $x$ will have a solution for all real numbers.

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