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 2.2 - The Multiplication Property of Equality - Exercise Set - Page 130: 46



Work Step by Step

$-7x=-3x-8$ First add -3x to both sides. $-7x+3x=-8$ $-4x=-8$ Then divide both sides by -4. -4x$\div$(-4)=-8$\div$(-4) $x=2$ Check the answer. -7(2)=-3(2)-8 -14=-6-8 -14=-14
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