Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 1 - Review Exercises - Page 108: 11


$2$ is a solution of the given equation

Work Step by Step

The given number is a solution if it satisfies the given equation. Substitute $2$ to $w$ to obtain: $3(w+1)+11=2(w+8) \\3(2+1)+11=2(2+8) \\3(3)+11=2(10) \\9+11=20 \\20=20$ The result is a true statement Thus, $2$ is a solution of the given equation.
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