## Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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# Chapters 1-10 - Cumulative Review Exercises - Page 758: 40

#### Answer

$x=-7$

#### Work Step by Step

We have $3.4x + 6 = 1.4x - 8$ Taking $x$ terms to the left side of the equality and numbers to the right side $$3.4x-1.4x = -8-6$$ Simplifying $$2x = -14$$ Solving for $x$ $$x = \frac{-14}{2} = -7$$

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