Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Cumulative Review - Page 115: 30



Work Step by Step

We are given that $2(7x-1)-5x\gt-(-7x)+4$ We can solve for x by simplifying both sides using the distributive property. $14x-2-5x\gt7x+4$ We then combine like terms. $9x-2\gt7x+4$ Subtract 7x from both sides. $2x-2\gt4$ Add 2 to both sides. $2x\gt6$ Divide both sides by 2. $x\gt3$
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