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 121: 59


x-12=-2 x=10

Work Step by Step

The phrase "12 is subtracted from a number" means x minus 12 which is written as x-12. The phrase "result is -2" means =-2 which can be written as x-12=-2. x-12=-2 x=-2+12 x=10
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