## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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# Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 - Linear Equations in One Variable - Exercise Set: 59

#### Answer

x=-$\frac{5}{4}$

#### Work Step by Step

Original equation 8x-12-3x=9x-7 Combine like terms 5x-12=9x-7 Add 7 and subtract 5x from both sides 4x=-5 Divide both sides by 4 x=-$\frac{5}{4}$

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