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: 60

Answer

x-23=-8 x=15

Work Step by Step

The phrase "23 is subtracted from a number" means x minus 23 which is written as x-23. The phrase "result is -8" means =-8 which can be written as x-23=-8. x-23=-8 x=-8+23 x=15
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