Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 2 - Cumulative Review - Page 115: 29



Work Step by Step

We are given that $-(x-3)+2\leq3(2x-5)+x$ We can simplify both sides by using the distributive property. $3-x+2\leq6x-15+x$ Now we combine like terms. $5-x\leq7x-15$ Add 15 to both sides. $20-x\leq7x$ Add x to both sides. $20\leq8x$ Divide both sides by 8. $x\geq\frac{20}{8}$
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