Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 - Linear Equations in One Variable - Exercise Set - Page 55: 13



Work Step by Step

We are given that $3x-4-5x=x+4+x$. In order to solve for x, we can first group like terms on each side. $-2x-4=2x+4$ Subtract 4 from both sides. $-2x-8=2x$ Add 2x to both sides. $-8=4x$ Divide both sides by 4. $x=-2$
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