Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 - The Addition Property of Equality - Exercise Set - Page 120: 46



Work Step by Step

-3x-5+4x=9 First combine like terms. -5+(4x-3x)=9 -5+x=9 Then add 5 to both sides. x=9+5 x=14 Check the answer. -3(14)-5+4(14)=9 -42-5+56=9 -47+56=9 9=9
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