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: 25

Answer

x=6

Work Step by Step

5(2x-8)-2=5(x-3)+3 5(2x)-5(8)-2=5(x)-5(3)+3 10x-40-2=5x-15+3 10x-42=5x-12 10x-5x-42=-12 5x-42=-12 5x=-12+42 5x=30 x=$\frac{30}{5}$ x=6
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