Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
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: 52


x= -2

Work Step by Step

9x+2=6x-4 First subtract 2 from both sides. 9x=6x-4-2 9x=6x-6 Them subtract 6x from both sides. 9x-6x=-6 3x=-6 Then divide both sides by 3. 3x$\div$3=-6$\div$3 x=-2 Check the answer. 9(-2)+2=6(-2)-4 -18+2=-12-4 -16=-16
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