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: 38


No solution

Work Step by Step

Original Equation 4(x+2)+4=4x-8 Distribute 4x+8+4=4x-8 Simplify 4x+12=4x-8 Subtract 4x from both sides 12=-8 This equation is incorrect, as 12 is not equal to -8. Therefore, there are no possible x values that satisfy the equation, so there is no solution.
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