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 2.3 - Solving Linear Equations - Exercise Set: 18

Answer

$x=12$

Work Step by Step

$3(x+2)=x+30$ $3x+6=x+30$ $3x-x+6=30$ $2x+6=30$ $2x=30-6$ $2x=24$ $x=\frac{24}{2}$ $x=12$ Check the answer. 3(12+2)=(12)+30 3(14)=42 42=42
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